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shrimp División en sílabas: shrimp

Definición de shrimp en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or shrimps)

Imagen de shrimp
1A small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body, typically marine and frequently harvested for food.
  • Pandalus, Penaeus, Crangon, and other genera, order Decapoda: numerous species, including the commercially important pink shrimp (Penaeus duorarum)
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • While blue whales may occasionally feed on pelagic crabs and small fishes, their diet is almost exclusively euphausiid shrimps commonly called krill.
  • Eumalacostraca is the group that contains most of the animals the general public recognize as crustaceans, such as shrimp, crabs, lobsters.
  • The trip north is slow for the cow-calf pair because of stops for nursing and the occasional meal of mysid shrimp or other food encountered.
1.1 informal derogatory A small, physically weak person.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Are you sure you want to hang out with that shrimp?

verbo

[no object] (usually go shrimping) Volver al principio  
Fish for shrimp: some families still go shrimping off the coast at Lytham at Trebetherick you paddle on Daymer Bay or shrimp off Gully
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Earlier this week we went shrimping with a Vietnamese fisherman.
  • Down on the river there are public fishing piers that you can shrimp from.
  • You can shrimp from the shore anywhere but you need special custom-made nets.

Derivados

shrimpy

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adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I was a shrimpy, insecure city kid when I first went to camp.
  • Jonathan is a shrimpy little guy with surprisingly strong muscles (which make his arms look like an orange on a stick) and short stubby legs (which can run at an unusually fast speed).
  • The shrimpy eight-ounce cans drain your wallet more so than they drain your thirst.

Origen

Middle English: probably related to Middle Low German schrempen 'to wrinkle', Middle High German schrimpfen 'to contract', also to scrimp.

Palabras que riman con shrimp

blimp, chimp, crimp, gimp, imp, limp, pimp, primp, scrimp, simp, skimp, wimp

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