Synonyms of butterfish


1. butterfish, saltwater fish

usage: any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin

2. butterfish, stromateid fish, stromateid, percoid fish, percoid, percoidean

usage: small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines

3. rock gunnel, butterfish, Pholis gunnellus, gunnel, bracketed blenny

usage: slippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal waters

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Definition and meaning of butterfish (Dictionary)