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shrimp
American English: /ʃrɪmp/
British English: /ʃrɪmp/

Translation of shrimp in Spanish:

noun plural shrimp or (in British English also) shrimps

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    also: plural shrimps
    (small person) [colloquial] [pejorative]
    renacuajo, (-ja) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial] [pejorative]
    enano, (-na) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial] [pejorative]
    Example sentences
    • Are you sure you want to hang out with that shrimp?

intransitive verb

  • to go shrimping
    ir a pescar camarones ( or gambas etc)
    Example sentences
    • It's fascinating to me that a man would move from Harvard Business School to shrimping to biotech.
    • There was dinghy sailing on the Camel Estuary, shrimping at low tide near Padstow, dune-jumping at Rock, surfing on Polzeath beach, surfing anywhere.
    • They watch porno films, sing old ‘revolutionary’ songs, and go shrimping in a shallow pond.

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