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

Translation of shrimp in Spanish:

noun plural shrimp or ( (British English) also) shrimps

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    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
    • 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.

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