AskDefine | Define snook

Dictionary Definition

snook n : large tropical American food and game fishes of coastal and brackish waters; resemble pike

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Alternative forms


  • , /snuːk/, /snu:k/
    Rhymes: -uːk

Etymology 1



  1. A freshwater and marine fish of the family Centropomidae in the order Perciformes.
  2. A name for various other fishes.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From the 19th century; origin unknown


to snook
  1. To sniff out.

Extensive Definition

Snook or Snoek may refer to:
Snook may also refer to:
Two ships of the United States Navy have borne the name USS Snook:


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