from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various small, chiefly marine decapod crustaceans of the suborder Natantia, many species of which are edible, having a compressed or elongated body with a well-developed abdomen, long legs and antennae, and a long spinelike projection of the carapace.
- n. Any of various similar crustaceans, such as certain isopods and amphipods.
- n. Slang A person regarded as unimportant.
- n. Slang A person who is small in stature.
- intransitive v. To fish for shrimp.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of many swimming, often edible crustaceans, with slender legs, long whiskers and long abdomens
- n. the flesh of the crustaceans
- n. a small, puny or unimportant person
- v. to fish for shrimp
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of numerous species of macruran Crustacea belonging to Crangon and various allied genera, having a slender body and long legs. Many of them are used as food. The larger kinds are called also prawns. See Illust. of decapoda.
- n. In a more general sense, any species of the macruran tribe Caridea, or any species of the order Schizopoda, having a similar form.
- n. In a loose sense, any small crustacean, including some amphipods and even certain entomostracans. See under fairy, and brine.
- n. Figuratively, a little wrinkled man; a dwarf; -- in contempt.
- transitive v. To contract; to shrink.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To contract; shrink.
- To catch or fish for shrimps.
- n. A salt-water long-tailed ten-footed crustacean of the family Crangonidæ, and especially of the genus Crangon.
- n. A little wrinkled person; a dwarfish creature; a manikin: in contempt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. fish for shrimp
- n. any of various edible decapod crustaceans
- n. disparaging terms for small people
- n. small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible
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