1. shrimp

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


  • seafood
  • river prawn
  • prawn

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Rhymes with Shrimp

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

How do you pronounce shrimp?

Pronounce shrimp as ʃrɪmp.

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Sentences with shrimp

1. Noun, singular or mass
Use the defrost setting and only thaw until the shrimp is bendable, but still quite cold and icy.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Tiger shrimp meat turns similar colors, but is milder in taste.

2. shrimp-fish

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


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


  • spiny-finned fish

3. shrimp

verb. ['ˈʃrɪmp'] fish for shrimp.

4. shrimp

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


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

5. shrimp

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


  • small person
  • half-pint
  • peewee