bloater

Definitions

Food

  • A whole herring, still containing the gut, which is lightly salted and cold-smoked. Has a gamey flavour. Sometimes gutted herring that have been similarly treated are sold as bloaters. Grilled or fried.

Slang

  • noun a fat or overweight person. A bloater is an edible fish, but the slang term is probably derived from ‘bloated’.

Travel

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