shrimp

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃrɪmp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʃrɪmp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shrimp)

Inflections of 'shrimp' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
shrimps
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (All usages)
shrimp
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Can be used as a collective plural—e.g. "The boat is trawling for shrimp.")
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shrimp

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [sautéed, fried, grilled, barbecued, steamed] shrimp
  2. [rice, paella, salad] with shrimp
  3. shrimp with [basil, lemon, garlic]
  4. fry the shrimps [until crispy, for two minutes]
  5. [put, place] the shrimps on skewers
  6. went [fishing, trawling] for shrimps
  7. informal: he's just a little shrimp!
  8. the [catch, fish] was shrimped
  9. shrimp in the [sea, lake, river]
n as adj
  1. make shrimp [cocktail, sauce, salad, chowder]
  2. shrimp [fishing, farming, farms]
  3. dip in shrimp paste
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