Definition of 'shrimp'
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Pour the melted butter over ramekins of potted shrimps to act as a butter seal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Good too with prawns or brown shrimps. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Salmon on rye and potted shrimps. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Go for the famous local oysters, and stay for the equally delicious potted shrimp. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The shrimp and the fish are filling fishermen's nets again. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was five little pieces of fish, shrimps and bits of veg. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then add the shrimps and cook for another 30 seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you want to cheat, you could melt bought potted shrimps over the top of each fish. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My lobster and brown shrimp ravioli was sensational; or you can have a big slab of halibut with sauvignon blanc cream. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The tiny brown shrimps are splendid on toast, spread on a grilled sole or turned through a white risotto at the end of cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you can't find brown shrimps, cheat by buying a tub of potted shrimps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Reduce the heat to medium, add the shrimp paste and green chillies and sauté for 1 minute. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Add half the butter, and once it has melted, add the brown shrimps and the cayenne pepper to the pan. The Sun (2016)A Canadian study of 200 people found that a mixture of shrimp and shellfish could help lower cholesterol. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'shrimp'
British English: shrimp /ʃrɪmp/ NOUN
Shrimps are small shellfish with long tails and many legs.
Add the shrimps and cook for 30 seconds.
- American English: shrimp
- Arabic: جَمْبَرِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: camarão
- Chinese: 虾
- Croatian: kozice
- Czech: garnát
- Danish: reje
- Dutch: garnaal
- European Spanish: camarón
- Finnish: katkarapu
- French: crevette
- German: Garnele
- Greek: γαρίδα
- Italian: gamberetto
- Japanese: 小エビ
- Korean: 새우
- Norwegian: (liten) reke
- Polish: krewetka
- European Portuguese: camarão
- Romanian: crevetă
- Russian: креветка
- Spanish: camarón
- Swedish: räka
- Thai: กุ้ง
- Turkish: ufak karides
- Ukrainian: креветка
- Vietnamese: con tôm
Definition of shrimp from the Collins English Dictionary
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