blowfish blowfish  /b ˈloʊ fɪʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
  2. (n) any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I speak passable Japanese, and my epicurean husband happily devours everything from poison-blowfish sperm to stewed snapping turtle.
  2. Kangaroos, blowfish and pelicans use flexible sacs.

News

  1. Live Fire: 16 New York Restaurants With Tricked-Out Grills

    Blowfish and octopus over the fire at Uncle Boon's. This is the season to set up a grill on your rooftop or in your yard, invite a big group of friends over, and spend all day and night firing up barbecue ribs, oysters, corn, and brown-sugar peaches. Sounds pretty perfect, right? But you live in New York, and that means your tiny, overpriced studio apartment doesn't include access to any kind of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. Blowfish Host Military Night at the Cap

    The Blowfish defeated High Point-Thomasville 8-1 Saturday night at Capital City Stadium in front of a nearly 1,000 enthusiastic members of the military.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: WLTX-TV Columbia

  3. Columbia Blowfish baseball team offers free admission to military

    COLUMBIA — The Columbia Blowfish baseball team and the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce are honoring the military with free tickets to a weekend game.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

Quotes

  1. "The spring game is going to be on (April) 14th. Hootie and the Blowfish are all set to perform. We're going to charge admission, and it's going to be a fundraiser for the new facility campaigns going on here," said Spurrier. "Hopefully our...
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Steve Spurrier Source: DawgsBite.com

  2. "It gives us all something else to do," Rucker said. "We have been doing Hootie and the Blowfish for a long time, and we all want to do other things. It's hard to schedule anything when you know you've got something to do - touring with...
    on Aug 6, 2008 By: Darius Rucker Source: Milford Daily News

  3. "We never even called them zombies" in Night of the Living Dead, Romero said. "We called them flesh eaters, ghouls. Zombies to me were always, you get a blowfish, dry it out and blow it up somebody's nose and they get in a state of suspended...
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: George Romero Source: AZ Central.com

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