Definition of shrimping in English:

shrimping

noun

mass noun
  • The activity or occupation of fishing for shrimps.

    ‘there was dinghy sailing on the Camel Estuary, shrimping at low tide near Padstow, and surfing on Polzeath’
    ‘shrimping also has been good in shallower water for those using bait’
    as modifier ‘the coast is known for its rich shrimping grounds’
    • ‘Greenland is probably a better option for those who love fish as the fishing, and especially the shrimping, should still be a viable food source.’
    • ‘Shrimping also has been excellent in the upper river from Palatka to Welaka.’
    • ‘After cod fishing was banned in 1992, many turned to crabbing and shrimping for their livelihoods.’
    • ‘He grudgingly accepts the economic and political realities facing many of his friends and neighbors still in the shrimping business.’
    • ‘As we left Terrebonne Bay, we passed several shrimping boats.’
    • ‘We pushed our shrimping nets between the rocks, scooping up tiny baby flounders and the translucent shrimps, sometimes as long as a child's finger.’
    • ‘Daytime and nighttime shrimping are considerably different, aside from the fact that if you go after the sun sets you'll be sleepy the next morning at work, but sunburn isn't an issue.’
    • ‘The men launched Friday evening from Eddings Point and hoped to do some shrimping before heading to Hunting Island to camp.’
    • ‘Lindsey also has a shrimping heritage stretching back five generations.’
    • ‘We bought a net for shrimping years ago, guess it's time to use it.’
    • ‘Stocks of the shrimp have been declining for several years, leading regulators to cancel the New England shrimping season.’
    • ‘Some veterans have prime docks (often on river points) that historically offer great shrimping.’

Pronunciation

shrimping

/ˈʃrɪmpɪŋ/