noun, plural shrimps, (especially collectively) shrimp for 1.
verb (used without object)
Origin of shrimp
Related formsshrimp·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for shrimp
Chicken satay and shrimp cocktail are also good options, as you can watch the skewers and tails stack up.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Salmon burgers and shrimp burgers are available, too, but they are no match for the crab.Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market|Jane & Michael Stern|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cafeteria style stop is basically a comfort food joint—think baby back ribs, shrimp and grits, and gumbo—done well.Delayed? The Best Airport Restaurants to Eat at This Thanksgiving|Brandy Zadrozny|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I plan to get shrimp as well as the catfish and also the roast beef.New Orleans Celebrates Its Favorite Sandwich at the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival|Tyler Gillespie|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From 10, 20, 30 years of the shrimp boats doing this, the sharks will follow these boats for miles.Off the Hook: Eric Young’s Craziest Shark Catches (Video)|Anna Klassen|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The shrimp struggles for a moment and is then drawn downward 136 out of sight.
Let us return to our shrimp colonies and bring a handful to our pool.
He had always been a shrimp of a man, but he looked like a shrivelled one now.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Yet there is monotony in some things—that everlasting turbot and shrimp sauce.William Hickling Prescott|Harry Thurston Peck
We let the shrimp go, because he does not live well except in running water.Pond and Stream|Arthur Ransome