tuna

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtjuːnə/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtunə, ˈtyu-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(to̅o̅nə, tyo̅o̅-)


Inflections of 'tuna' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
tuna
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
tunas
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Mainly used to talk about two or more kinds—e.g. "Tunas, such as skipjack and yellowfin, are large fish.")
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tuna

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [canned, fresh, frozen] tuna
  2. tuna from a can
  3. [albacore, yellowfin] tuna
  4. eat tuna for [lunch, dinner]
  5. steaks of tuna
  6. [grilled, roasted, baked] tuna
  7. sear the tuna for [thirty seconds]
  8. go fishing for tuna
  9. caught [a ton] of tuna
  10. throw tuna to the sharks
  11. a [fifty] -pound tuna
  12. the tuna weighs [fifty] pounds
  13. something smells like tuna
  14. the [smell, taste] of tuna
  15. tuna in [olive oil, brine]
n as adj
  1. a tuna [salad, sandwich, melt]
  2. a tuna steak
  3. eat tuna fish
  4. go tuna fishing
  5. tuna fisherman
  6. at the tuna markets
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