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shrimp(
shrihmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el camarón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When the tide goes out you can find shrimp in the tide pools.Cuando baja la marea puedes encontrar camarones en las pozas.
b. la quisquilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
These waters are teeming with shrimp, lobster, and crab.En estas aguas abundan las quisquillas, las langostas y los cangrejos.
c. la gamba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(large)
Shrimp is a staple food on this island.Las gambas son un alimento básico de esta isla.
2. (culinary)
a. el camarón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The raw bar had fresh shrimp and oysters.El bar de mariscos tenía camarón y ostras frescas.
b. la gamba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(large)
I always order the garlic shrimp at that restaurant.Siempre pido las gambas al ajillo en ese restaurante.
3.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(physically weak person)
a. el enano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la enana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
That little shrimp is useless when it comes to hard work.Ese enano no sirve para nada cuando se trata de trabajo duro.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to go fishing for shrimp)
a. pescar camarones
We can go shrimping with these nets.Podemos ir a pescar camarones con esta redes.
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shrimp
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la camarón m, quisquilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(United Kingdom)
2. (prawn)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la gamba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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shrimp [ʃrɪmp]
noun
1 (Zool) camarón (m)
2 enanoaenana (m) (f);a enana
he's just a little shrimp
intransitive verb
to go shrimping pescar camarones
modifier
shrimp cocktail (n) cóctel (m) de camarones
shrimp sauce (n) salsa (f) de camarones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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