What does shrimp mean?

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  1. Any of many swimming, often edible crustaceans, chiefly of the infraorder Caridea or the suborder Dendrobranchiata, with slender legs, long whiskers and a long abdomen.
  2. (uncountable) The flesh of such crustaceans.
  3. (slang) A small, puny or unimportant person.
  1. (intransitive) To fish for shrimp.
  1. To contract; to shrink.
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