Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hogfish

2 senses of hogfish

Sense 1
hogfish, hog snapper, Lachnolaimus maximus -- (large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout)
       => wrasse -- (chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored)

Sense 2
pigfish, hogfish, Orthopristis chrysopterus -- (found from Long Island southward)
       => grunt -- (medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught)

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