Associations to the word «Shrimp»


SHRIMP, noun. Any of many swimming, often edible crustaceans, chiefly of the infraorder Caridea or the suborder Dendrobranchiata, with slender legs, long whiskers and a long abdomen.
SHRIMP, noun. (uncountable) The flesh of such crustaceans.
SHRIMP, noun. (slang) A small, puny or unimportant person.
SHRIMP, verb. (intransitive) To fish for shrimp.
SHRIMP, verb. To contract; to shrink.
SHRIMP, acronym. Sensitive high resolution ion microprobe
SHRIMP, noun. (soccer) A player, supporter or other person connected with Morecambe Football Club.
SHRIMP PLANT, noun. A tropical Mexican shrub, Justicia brandegeeana, grown ornamentally for the colorful bracts surrounding its flowers.
SHRIMP PLANTS, noun. Plural of shrimp plant
SHRIMP TOAST, noun. A Chinese dim sum dish of small triangles of bread, brushed with egg and coated with minced shrimp and water chestnuts, then baked or deep-fried.
SHRIMP TOASTS, noun. Plural of shrimp toast

Dictionary definition

SHRIMP, noun. Disparaging terms for small people.
SHRIMP, noun. Any of various edible decapod crustaceans.
SHRIMP, noun. Small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible.
SHRIMP, verb. Fish for shrimp.

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