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1. shrimp-fish

noun. slender tropical shallow-water East Indian fish covered with transparent plates.

Synonyms

  • family Centriscidae
  • shrimpfish
  • Centriscidae
  • teleost fish
  • teleostan

Antonyms

  • spiny-finned fish

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Words that Rhyme with Mantis Shrimp

  • scrimp
  • trimpe
  • slimp
  • skimp
  • primp
  • crimp
  • blimp
  • wimp
  • timpe
  • shimp
  • pimp
  • limp
  • chimp

Example sentences of the word mantis-shrimp


1. Noun Phrase
One species of mantis shrimp curls its body into a wheel to roll down beaches.

2. Noun Phrase
The mantis shrimp has the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom.

3. Noun Phrase
The mantis shrimp is a small predatory crustacean and one of the most aggressive animals known.

4. Noun Phrase
The peacock mantis shrimp has a uniquely strong and fast offensive weapon in its hammer arms.

2. shrimp

noun. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] any of various edible decapod crustaceans.

Synonyms

  • seafood
  • river prawn
  • prawn

3. shrimp

verb. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] fish for shrimp.

4. mantis

noun. ['ˈmæntɪs'] predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer.

Synonyms

  • genus Mantis
  • mantid
  • Mantis religioso
  • praying mantid
  • dictyopterous insect

5. shrimp

noun. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible.

Synonyms

  • Crangonidae
  • prawn
  • pistol shrimp
  • decapod crustacean
  • family Crangonidae
  • snapping shrimp
  • swimmeret
  • decapod

6. shrimp

noun. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] disparaging terms for small people.

Synonyms

  • small person
  • half-pint
  • peewee
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