Associations to the word «Eel»

Pictures for the word «Eel»


EEL, noun. Any freshwater or marine fish of the order Anguilliformes, which are elongated and resemble snakes.
EEL, noun. The European eel, Anguilla anguilla.
EEL, verb. To fish for eels.
EEL, verb. To move with a sinuous motion like that of an eel.

Dictionary definition

EEL, noun. The fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled.
EEL, noun. Voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats