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Synonyms for shrimp

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  1. shrimpnoun


  2. shrimpnoun

    to fish for shrimp


  3. shrimpnoun

    the flesh of the crustaceans


  4. shrimpnoun

    a small, puny or unimportant person


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  1. runt, shrimp, peewee, half-pintnoun

    disparaging terms for small people

    runt, prawn, peewee, peewit, pewee, wood pewee, half-pint, pewit

  2. prawn, shrimpnoun

    any of various edible decapod crustaceans

    peewee, prawn, half-pint, runt

  3. shrimpverb

    small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible

    peewee, prawn, half-pint, runt

  4. shrimpverb

    fish for shrimp

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shrimp":

    shrimps, prawn, crevette, squirt

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  1. Chief Executive Adirek Sripratak:

    The situation of the EMS disease should recover during summer in the second quarter. As the weather is hotter, the rate of survival for baby shrimp will be higher.

  2. Andrew Zimmern:

    Shrimp remoulade is one of the fastest, tastiest, most delicious treats that you could possibly imagine, i don't think there's a better dish. You [ can ] do it all ahead of time and simply pour the sauce on right before your guests get there. They can dip if they want. They can plate if they want. You can make a big batch, a small batch. You can do this with other meats or seafood or everything if you don't like shrimp, but I think it's fantastic.

  3. John Luft:

    The importance of the brine shrimp in the Great Salt Lake ecosystem can’t be overstated, we are thrilled about the designation of the brine shrimp as the state crustacean and the attention they are getting for their role at the Great Salt Lake.

  4. Lance Authement:

    People are going to have to eat more shrimp or the government's going to have to control the amount of shrimp coming into the country, one of the two.

  5. Urvashi Rangan:

    Vibrio is the most common cause of food poisoning from eating raw oysters, and even though most bacteria on shrimp would be killed during the cooking process, our test results raise real questions about how shrimp is raised, processed, and regulated.

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