perch

All Noun Verb
6,256 examples (0.08 sec)
  • Info Perch is a common name for fish of the genus Perca, freshwater gamefish belonging to the family Percidae. more...
  • If he perched there late at night, the news would come before morning.
  • How strange it must have been to them, this first night of their perching! Cited from The Nest in the Honeysuckles, and other Stories, by Various
  • Perched high up on a rock, it is less than from the sea.
  • They will watch birds, other animals and any outside activity from a window perch.
  • They also use rocks in water and will often perch on trees.
  • Now and then, it takes off from its perch to fly low over its territory.
  • Following close behind him, we at length got directly under where Arthur was perched. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • During his performance, from his high perch he looks down and sees them waiting.
  • Many species of fish are present in the lake, including yellow perch.
  • Some species perch facing along a branch, rather than across it as birds usually do.
  • The house was perched on a rock close to the water's edge. Cited from Personal Reminiscences in Book Making, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • She turned around and saw a black bird sitting on a perch.
  • He saw also many trees with diverse species of birds perching on them. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4
  • Many males in groups can be found perching high up above water.
  • During song production the animals were perching on plants and moving their wings up and down quickly.
  • Some species, unusual for birds, perch along a branch, rather than across it.
  • The age of the perch is highly based on the condition of the lake.
  • The yellow perch has also been widely introduced for sport and commercial fishing purposes.
  • They grow weary and need rest, which they take, perching themselves upon some tree. Cited from The Boy Hunters, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • They are only known to reduce the growing rate of white perch.
  • Next »

Meaning of perch

  • noun Support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun A linear measure of 16.5 feet
  • noun A square rod of land
  • noun An elevated place serving as a seat
  • noun Any of numerous fishes of america and europe
  • noun Spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
  • noun Any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order perciformes
  • verb Sit, as on a branch
    The birds perched high in the tree
  • verb Cause to perch or sit
    She perched her hat on her head