Shrimp meaning

shrĭmp
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(informal) A small or insignificant person.
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(derogatory slang) A person who is small in stature.
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To fish for shrimp.
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Any of various similar crustaceans, such as a fairy shrimp.
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Any of a large number of small, slender, long-tailed decapods, mostly marine: many are highly valued as food.
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To fish for shrimp.
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(soccer) A player, supporter or other person connected with Morecambe Football Club.
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Sensitive high resolution ion microprobe.
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Origin of shrimp

  • Middle English shrimpe possibly of Low German origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition