Definition of mackerel

Common misspellings:
  • mackarel (0.0%)
  • makeral (0.0%)
  • mackreal (0.0%)
  • macreli (0.0%)
  • mackral (0.0%)
  • mackrel (5.9%)
  • mackrelle (0.0%)
  • mackeral (88.2%)
  • makrel (0.0%)
  • makerel (5.9%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. She had had a long letter from him that day ten pages written in a flowing hand on ten pages of the lined paper of a cheap hotel with a little cut of the building standing boldly against a mackerel sky at the top of each page - Sisters by Kathleen Norris

  2. I gave them a fried mackerel which I had kept for my supper they passed it to the captain and in spite of his generous denial they insisted upon his eating it immediately - Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat

  3. Father went out yesterday in old Mr Davis's boat and he brought home the most lovely mackerel - Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil