What is another word for marlin?

Pronunciation: [mˈɑːlɪn] (IPA)

Marlin is a popular game fish known for its distinctive long bill and powerful, fast-swimming body. However, there are several synonyms for marlin that are used in different parts of the world. In some parts of Africa, marlin is known as "spearfish" due to the sharp bill which is used to impale prey. In Hawaii, marlin is often referred to as "ahi" or "kajiki". Other synonyms for marlin include "swordfish" and "billfish". These names all refer to fish that are closely related to marlin and share similar physical characteristics, including long, sharp bills and streamlined bodies that allow them to swim at high speeds. Regardless of the name, marlin remains a highly prized catch for both recreational and commercial fishermen worldwide.

What are the hypernyms for Marlin?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Marlin?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for marlin (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Marlin?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Marlin

He was going aloft to fit a strap round the main-topmast head for ringtail halyards, and had the strap and block, a coil of halyards, and a marlin spike about his neck.
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Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
They compared me to a marlin-spike, and a belaying-pin.
"The Boy Tar"
Mayne Reid
I know what a marlin-spike is, and a belaying-pin, too.
"The Boy Tar"
Mayne Reid

Famous quotes with Marlin

  • I've caught fish as big as I am. I've caught marlin close to 300 pounds.
    Merlin Olsen

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