What is the adjective for shrimp?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verb shrimp which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

shrimpy
  1. Resembling shrimp; shrimplike.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Jonathan is a shrimpy little guy with surprisingly strong muscles and short stubby legs.”
      “One of the boys, a shrimpy little kid, was closer to the ground and faster than the rest of us.”
      “The shrimpy eight-ounce cans drain your wallet more so than they drain your thirst.”
shrimplike
  1. Resembling a shrimp.
  2. Examples:
    1. “His work has focused on the whales' principal food, the inch-long, shrimplike marine animals known as krill.”
      “These toothpick-sized, shrimplike crustaceans thrive in vast quantities in Antarctic waters.”
      “There are gooseberrylike comb jellies, armed with grasping tentacles, and there are the shrimplike euphausiids that strain food from the water with their bristly appendages.”
shrimpless
  1. Without shrimp.
shrimpier
shrimpiest
shrimped
  1. simple past tense and past participle of shrimp
shrimping
  1. present participle of shrimp
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