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shrimp

noun  /ʃrɪmp/ us  

shrimp noun (ANIMAL)

[C/U] ( plural shrimp) a small sea creature with a shell, ten legs, and a long tail, or its flesh eaten as food

shrimp noun (PERSON)

[C] infml a short or small person: It’s hard to believe this sculpted athlete was once a shrimp. Note: This word can be offensive unless you are using it humorously with someone you know well.
Translations of “shrimp”
in Korean 새우…
in Arabic روبيان, جَمبري…
in French crevette, nabot/-ote…
in Turkish karides…
in Italian gamberetto, gambero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 小海蝦, (食用的)小蝦仁…
in Russian креветка…
in Polish krewetka…
in Spanish camarón, enano, renacuajo…
in Portuguese camarão…
in German die Garnele, der Knirps…
in Catalan gamba…
in Japanese エビ(prawnよりも小さい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 小海虾, (食用的)小虾仁…
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