A male who attempts to seduce his friend's previous lovers. Will go out of his way in any means to peacock himself as a better person, just to snatch up any scraps that might be left. Typically will use social networking as their resource for targets. A genuine bottom-feeder.
Did he really just friend request your wedding date? What a Catfish!

I heard he told my ex that he would never treat her like I did... That Catfish sure loves his scraps.
by hopscotch hooligan December 12, 2011
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A catfish is someone who pretends to be someone they're not using Facebook or other social media to create false identities, particularly to pursue deceptive online romances.
Did you hear how Dave got totally catfished last month?! The fox he thought he was talking to turned out to be a pervy guy from San Diego!

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I was really falling for that gorgeous gal on Facebook, but she turned out to be a catfish.
by sbacker July 22, 2010
someone who pretends to be someone they are not online to create false identities, particularly to pursue deceptive online romances.

From the 2010 movie Catfish
Many guys have multiple accounts on facebook because they are catfishes
by Dexxe September 02, 2010
Someone who pretends to be someone they're not online to create false identities, particularly to pursue deceptive online romances.
Freshman year I started chatting with this chill girl online, only for her to turn out ugly-ass catfish. Never again.
by Midoof September 28, 2010
A catfish is someone who assumes a false identity on the Internet using various platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. A catfish is often undesirable in comparison to thier profile, as an actual catfish would be to a premium "catch" fish like Alaskan salmon.
I met this guy on match.com who was a total catfish. His pic was cute but he obviously thinks he is a time traveler cause he looked like Matlock!
by Jwoflava August 11, 2013
A catfish is someone who pretends to be someone they're not on the internet.
Did you hear how Bonnie Combs got totally catfished last month?! She was caught lying about her life on the internet!
by pixiemaguire September 16, 2014
a fish that looks like a cat
i was getting my narbin sucked while i was eating a cat fish
by cody stover December 18, 2008
Despite what the other definitions on here say, a person who catfishes online is not a catfish. The term "catfishing" (online) derives from real-world fishing. The person who is catfishing puts the bait out there, and waits for someone to bite. The person who falls for the bait and believes the catfisher is the catfish.
I love to catfish for hot girls so I can break their stupid catfish hearts.
by monkey0506 November 18, 2013

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