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1. shrimp  (noun) 
small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible



  More Specific:
snapping shrimp / pistol shrimp - small shrimp that makes a snapping noise with one of their enlarged chelae


  Member Meronym:
    Crangonidae     family Crangonidae


  More Generic:
    decapod crustacean     decapod


2. shrimp  (noun) 
any of various edible decapod crustaceans

  Also known as: prawn


  More Specific:
river prawn - large Australian prawn


  Part Meronym:
    shrimp


  More Generic:
    seafood


  Substitute Meronym:
    shrimp cocktail


3. shrimp  (noun) 
disparaging terms for small people

  Also known as: runt, peewee, half-pint


  More Generic:
    small person


4. shrimp  (verb) 
fish for shrimp



  More Generic:
    fish


 

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