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Definition of shrimp noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    shrimp

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ʃrɪmp//
     
    (pl. shrimp or shrimps)
     
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  1. 1 a shellfish with ten legs and a long tail, that can be eaten. Shrimp turn pink when cooked grilled shrimp
  2. 2(informal) a small, physically weak person
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: shrimp

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