Synonyms

1. horse-pistol

noun. a large pistol (usually in a holster) formerly carried by horsemen.

Synonyms

  • horse pistol
  • pistol
  • shooting iron
  • side arm

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Words that Rhyme with Pistol Shrimp

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

Example sentences of the word pistol-shrimp


1. Noun Phrase
This species goes by the names pistol shrimp and snapping shrimp.

2. Noun Phrase
Saltwater shrimp include peppermint shrimp, coral banded shrimp, mantis shrimp, pistol shrimp and common marble shrimp.

3. Noun Phrase
The two most commonly found hitchhiking shrimp are pistol shrimp and mantis shrimp.

4. Noun Phrase
For example, the pistol shrimp kills or stuns its prey by emitting a loud sound with its claw.

2. pistol-whip

verb. beat with a pistol.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • beat up

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist

3. 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

4. pistol

noun. ['ˈpɪstəl'] a firearm that is held and fired with one hand.

Synonyms

  • Saturday night special
  • stock
  • horse pistol
  • zip gun
  • six-shooter
  • side arm
  • semiautomatic pistol
  • automatic
  • small-arm
  • gunstock
  • derringer
  • piece
  • Very pistol
  • forty-five
  • firearm
  • rod
  • shooting iron
  • peacekeeper
  • six-gun
  • gat
  • handgun
  • Verey pistol
  • horse-pistol
  • semiautomatic
  • revolver

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute

5. shrimp

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

Synonyms

  • seafood
  • river prawn
  • prawn

6. shrimp

verb. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] fish for shrimp.

7. 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

8. shrimp

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

Synonyms

  • small person
  • half-pint
  • peewee
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