Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or having the characters of the Gobioidea; like a goby, in a broad sense.
  • noun One of the Gobioidea; a goby or goby-like fish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Like, or pertaining to, the goby, or the genus Gobius.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Like, or pertaining to, the goby, or the genus Gobius.
  • noun zoology Any fish of this kind.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Gobius +‎ -oid

Examples

  • More cryptic but equally fascinating are the mudskippers, a gobioid fish that climbs out of the water into mudflats and even climbs trees.

    Sundarbans mangroves

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