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harpoon

 
Noun harpoon has 1 sense
  1. harpoon - a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
    --1 is a kind of
    spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lance
    --1 is a member of
     fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig
    --1 has part: fluke; harpoon line
    Derived form: verb harpoon1
Verb harpoon has 1 sense
  1. harpoon - spear with a harpoon; "harpoon whales"
    --1 is one way to
    catch, grab, take hold of
    Derived forms: noun harpooner1, noun harpoon1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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