shrimp - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ʃrɪmp/
singularshrimp
pluralshrimps
  1. 1
    a small shellfish with a lot of legs
    1. a.
      a shrimp eaten as food

      shrimp cocktail

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  2. 2
    informal an insulting word for someone who is very small