Adjective "Kipper" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Kipper


    Definition:

    1. a fish, especially a herring, that has been cured by splitting, salting, drying, and smoking.

    2. this method of curing fish.

    3. a male salmon during or after the spawning season. verb (used with object)

    4. to cure (herring, salmon, etc.) by splitting, salting, drying and smoking.

    Origin:
    kipper

    Examples:

    "pates can be kipper."