noun, plural shrimps, (especially collectively) shrimp for 1.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of shrimp
OTHER WORDS FROM shrimpshrimplike, adjective
Words nearby shrimp
Example sentences from the Web for shrimp
The only thing basic about the shrimp-and-pork wonton soup seems to be the name of the dish.
By early 2020, that number had jumped to at least 55 startups around the world trying to re-create at least 15 different types of animal flesh, including pork, shrimp, chicken, duck, lamb, even foie gras.Your first lab-grown burger is coming soon—and it’ll be “blended”|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
If tofu isn’t enough to keep you full, try subbing in shrimp.This Weekend: Escape This Messy World With a Memoir|Joshua Eferighe|November 6, 2020|Ozy
There were so many shrimp in the net they pulled it to the top.14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean|By Bob McNally/Field & Stream|October 19, 2020|Popular Science
Those roots provide critical habitat for fish, shrimp and other marine animals.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 17, 2020|Science News For Students
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
Even the Chinese shrimp-pickers were lounging on the beach before their little shack village.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Under these circumstances, the learned counsel called on the jury to reduce the damages to a shrimp.
It is, of course, a dead sea, for there is absolutely nothing living in it save a variety of shrimp of low organization.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
"Left arm, sir, if you please," replied Shrimp in a shrill treble.
But, my dear Lawless, out of the host of servants at Heathfield, how do you know it was Shrimp who did it?