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shrimp

noun uk   /ʃrɪmp/ us  

shrimp noun (ANIMAL)

B1 [C or U] ( plural shrimps or shrimp) ( UK also prawn) a small sea creature with a thin shell, ten legs, and a long tail, or its flesh eaten as food: shrimp paste

shrimp noun (PERSON)

[C] ( plural shrimps) informal disapproving an extremely short person
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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