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  1. a shrimp fisherman.
  2. a boat used for shrimping.
  3. Informal. a shrimp.
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Origin of shrimper

First recorded in 1850–55; shrimp + -er1
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Related Words for shrimper

paltry, measly, inconsequential, tiny, frail, trivial, feeble, poor, limited, short, slight, meager, young, miniature, modest, cramped, microscopic, narrow, minuscule, small-scale

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Historical Examples of shrimper

  • He was evidently a fisherman or a shrimper, and his movements had all the strangeness of some long-legged aquatic bird.