Pronunciation of Perch
/pˈɜːt͡ʃ/, /pˈɜːtʃ/, /p_ˈɜː_tʃ/
Synonyms for perch:
Sense 1 (noun)
nest, rookery, aerie.
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 9 (noun)
bluegill, smelt, barracuda, pike, marlin, gar, kipper, rainbow trout, hake, trout, whitefish, sole, catfish, tuna, flatfish, bass, sea horse, lamprey, char, tarpon, swordfish, herring, halibut, turbot, carp, blackfish, salmon, goldfish, hammerhead, sailfish, fluke, Sting ray, guppy, crappie, speckled trout, mackerel, goby, sturgeon, puffer, grouper, Mudfish, fish, sardine, bowfin, shark, minnow, eel, flounder, walleye, ray, albacore, anchovy, haddock, dogfish, sunfish, pickerel.
Usage examples for perch:
- Now he saw this happy creature nearer; for the post- wagon stopped, and the lad never once removed his eyes from the wonderful man, as he came down from his perch, stepped into the inn, and came out again with an enormous piece of black bread in his hand, upon which lay a large piece of cheese. - "Rico And Wiseli Rico And Stineli, And How Wiseli Was Provided For", Johanna Spyri.
- Yet, not wholly blessed, either; for what is more painful than the awaking from peaceful unconsciousness to a sense that there is something wrong, we cannot at first think what,- and then groping our way about through the twilight of our thoughts until we come full upon the misery, which, like some evil bird, seemed to have flown away, but which sits waiting for us on its perch by our pillow in the gray of the morning? - "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist).