Definition of skipjack


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • skipjack is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 27 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • skipjack is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 31 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of skipjack

  • medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. atlantic bonito
    2. sarda sarda

  • oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. euthynnus pelamis
    2. skipjack tuna

  • able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. click beetle
    2. snapping beetle

See definition of skipjack in Merriam Webster