noun/nombre (plural shrimp or (in British English also/en inglés británico también) , shrimps)
- 1 (large) (American English/inglés norteamericano) langostino (masculine), camarón (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) ; (medium) camarón (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) , gamba (feminine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) , langostino (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) ; (small) (British English/inglés británico) camarón (masculine), quisquilla (feminine) (Spain/España)More example sentences
- 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.
- 2(plural shrimps)(small person) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo] renacuajo, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo], enano, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar] [pejorative/peyorativo]More example sentences
- Are you sure you want to hang out with that shrimp?
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.