What is Shrimp?

Shrimp definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun, plural shrimps, (especially collectively) shrimp for 1.
any of several small, long-tailed, chiefly marine crustaceans of the decapod suborder Natania, certain species of which are used as food.
Informal. a diminutive or insignificant person.

verb (used without object)
to catch or try to catch shrimps.

(of food) made with or containing shrimp: shrimp salad.
of or relating to shrimp or their catching, processing, and marketing: a shrimp boat.