nounpl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
any billfish; esp., any of a genus (Tetrapturus, family Istiophoridae) of large, percoid, food and game fishes of the open seas
to fish with a spear or spear-thrusting device (spear gun)
nounpl. spearfish, or spear·fish·es
Any of several large marine game fishes of the genus Tetrapturus that have the upper jaw elongated into a spearlike projection and are somewhat smaller than the related marlins.
intransitive verbspear·fished, spear·fish·ing, spear·fish·es
To fish with a spear, spearlike implement, or spear gun.
- A fish that has an elongated, spear like, snout. e.g. the Shortbill Spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris).