Top Definition
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!


I was really falling for that gorgeous gal on Facebook, but she turned out to be a catfish.
โดย sbacker 22 กรกฎาคม 2010
A Catfish is a person that is not in touch with reality. They use social media outlets to pretend to be someone they aren't. Using all platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and even Tumblr to pretend to be someone else. Some even go to such lengths as creating an "" account to ask themselves questions to "appear" more real. They don't know who they truly are, and they are not satisfied with who they are in real life. So they create this false "reality" to feel accepted.

A catfish is also a bit sociopathic. They begin to believe they are who they are pretending to be, in pure denial to the point where even when they are found out and caught in their lie, they refuse to admit that they've been lying and they will keep it going.

Often times, a Catfish will not Skype, video chat and sometimes they won't even talk on the phone, as that will reveal their true identity so they avoid that at all cost. They will come up with every and any excuse in the book as to why they cannot have a video chat with you.

A Catfish lies about who they are, where they are from, they even lie about the family they have. Everything about their entire being is usually always a complete lie.

These characteristics can also be diagnosed as "Dissociative Identity Disorder" in which the individual has multiple personalities in which they have developed individual names, personal history and characteristics for their other personality.
After all of these years of being online friends, it's hard to cope with the fact that Lloyd is really a catfish.
โดย MJewels86 25 พฤศจิกายน 2015
A person that conspicuously leads another on to an idea of affection when there is none.
Alysona totally catfished me. She is a catfish.
โดย Toepuka 17 พฤศจิกายน 2015
someone who pretends to be a girl online and impersonate other people by using fake pictures. Also, someone who will make excuses not to fulfill the people request such as handwritten name picture, facetime, and mainly are gold diggers through online games. In addition, code name "Marti" aka CatFish.
Damn Marti how did you get all those gears? I catfish people.
DrBlitz, I love you Ashwee but wait, I am a CatFish aka Marti from CA.
โดย Cat-Fish 03 สิงหาคม 2015
A catfish is a person whose IQ is at least 200 points lower than his or her body weight in lbs.
The female catfish (beached whale) believed that the hot, happening guy with the 6-pack was desperately in love with her even though they had never met or talked in person.
โดย honstopinionxxx 23 มิถุนายน 2015
a fish that looks like a cat
i was getting my narbin sucked while i was eating a cat fish
โดย cody stover 18 ธันวาคม 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.
โดย monkey0506 18 พฤศจิกายน 2013
1 bottom feeder
2 not a filet
After I ate a whole catfish with the head on before the Nascar race, I stabbed Mark, Dak and Kelly with my catfish bones.
โดย hippity hoo 03 ตุลาคม 2007


กรอกที่อยู่อีเมล์ด้านล่างนี้เพื่อรับ ศัพท์ Urban ประจำวันฟรี ทุกเช้า!

อีเมล์ถูกส่งมาจาก เราจะไม่ส่งสแปมไปหาคุณเลย