Definition of 'skipjack'
- 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
Synonyms: skipjack tuna Euthynnus pelamis
- medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna
Synonyms: Atlantic bonito Sarda sarda
- able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound
Synonyms: click beetle snapping beetle