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shrimp

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 a person of no importance or influence
  • you have no business telling me what to do, you little shrimp!

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shrimp

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of shrimp (Entry 2 of 2)

as in fish, seal

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The first known use of shrimp was in the 14th century

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“Shrimp.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shrimp. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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