fillet fillet  /fə ˈleɪ/


  1. (n) a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
  2. (n) a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
  3. (n) a bundle of sensory nerve fibers going to the thalamus
  4. (n) a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband
  5. (n) fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
  6. (v) decorate with a lace of geometric designs
  7. (v) cut into filets


  1. The filleting of the Florida Marlins began yesterday as the world champions traded a $5 million a year contract in the person of outfielder Moises Alou.
  2. By November, he could skin, cut and fillet a bird in seven minutes.
  3. The question was whether to crown His Majesty with the golden fillet once worn by Ancient Egypt's King Tutankhamen and only unearthed in recent years.


  1. Snook caught in Gulf of Mexico can be harvested in September

    Sharpen your fillet knives and double-check your stoutest inshore rig: Snook season opens Sept.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The News-Press

  2. Celebrate with a savory seared steak

    Steak has long been at the top of the list of what Americans eat when they celebrate. Some people may like a lobster, go for a glazed ham or fancy a fillet of salmon. But for many of us – maybe especially on Father's Day – the go-to dish for fine eating is steak.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  3. Store refused to fillet 'slippery fish'

    LONDON, June 7 (UPI) -- A British health and safety watchdog said a supermarket's refusal to fillet a fish because it was "too slippery" had nothing to do with safety.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: UPI

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/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /