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shrimper

[shrim-per]
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noun
  1. a shrimp fisherman.
  2. a boat used for shrimping.
  3. Informal. a shrimp.

Origin of shrimper

First recorded in 1850–55; shrimp + -er1
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  • He was evidently a fisherman or a shrimper, and his movements had all the strangeness of some long-legged aquatic bird.