shrimp


shrimp

noun

Definition of SHRIMP

1
a living thing much smaller than others of its kind <the boy was just a shrimp until his teens, when he had a growth spurt>
Synonyms diminutive, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, scrub, shrimp, Tom Thumb
Related Words nubbin; mini, miniature; bantam; homunculus, hop-o'-my-thumb, manikin (also mannikin); half-pint
Near Antonyms whale, whopper

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