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shrimper

[shrim-per] /ˈʃrɪm pər/
noun
1.
a shrimp fisherman.
2.
a boat used for shrimping.
3.
Informal. a shrimp.
Origin of shrimper
1850-1855
1850-55; shrimp + -er1
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  • He was evidently a fisherman or a shrimper, and his movements had all the strangeness of some long-legged aquatic bird.

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