shrimper

noun
shrimp·​er | \ ˈshrim-pər How to pronounce shrimper (audio) , especially Southern ˈsrim- \

Definition of shrimper

1 : a shrimp fisherman
2 : a boat engaged in shrimping

Examples of shrimper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Matsuo, a skilled shrimper who loved his mother’s shrimp tempura, put his stamp on the snack world with crustaceans. Jean Trinh, Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2021 Mark Theriot, a 63-year-old shrimper, said he's been coming out every day simply because Scott Daspit and the other families need help. BostonGlobe.com, 1 May 2021 Mark Theriot, a 63-year-old shrimper, said he's been coming out every day simply because Scott Daspit and the other families need help. Rebecca Santana, ajc, 1 May 2021 Mark Theriot, a 63-year-old shrimper, said he's been coming out every day simply because Scott Daspit and the other families need help. BostonGlobe.com, 1 May 2021 Mark Theriot, a 63-year-old shrimper, said he's been coming out every day simply because Scott Daspit and the other families need help. Rebecca Santana, ajc, 1 May 2021 Mark Theriot, a 63-year-old shrimper, said he's been coming out every day simply because Scott Daspit and the other families need help. BostonGlobe.com, 1 May 2021 Mark Theriot, a 63-year-old shrimper, said he's been coming out every day simply because Scott Daspit and the other families need help. Rebecca Santana, ajc, 1 May 2021 Mark Theriot, a 63-year-old shrimper, said he's been coming out every day simply because Scott Daspit and the other families need help. BostonGlobe.com, 1 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of shrimper

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Shrimper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shrimper. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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