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shrimp

noun

1 shrimp

Disparaging terms for small people.

synonyms: half-pint, peewee, runt.

Roget 193: littleness etc. adj.; smallness etc. (of quantity) 32; exiguity, inextension; parvitude, parvity; duodecimo; Elzevir edition, ... show more

Dutch: kriel
Polish: karypel, knypek, kurdupel, pigmej



2 shrimp

Any of various edible decapod crustaceans.

synonym: prawn.

Polish: krewetki

3 shrimp

Small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible.

Dutch: garnaal
Polish: krewetka

verb

1 shrimp

Fish for shrimp.


Moby thesaurus: Chilopoda, Chordata, Dungeness crab, Echiuroidea, Ectoprocta, Entoprocta, Japanese crab, Lilliputian, Monoplacophora, Nemertinea, Phoronidea, Tom Thumb, a nobody, a nothing, angle, bait the hook, bantam, banty, blue point, bob ... show more.

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