Definition of silverfish noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪlvəfɪʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪlvərfɪʃ//
(pl. silverfish) Invertebrates
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a small silver insect without wings that lives in houses and that can cause damage to materials such as cloth and paper See related entries: Invertebrates
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: silverfish