shortish
adjective see short I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shortish — [shôrt′ish] adj. rather short …   English World dictionary

  • shortish — [[t]ʃɔ͟ː(r)tɪʃ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Shortish means fairly short. ...a shortish man, with graying hair …   English dictionary

  • shortish — short ► ADJECTIVE 1) of a small length or duration. 2) relatively small in extent. 3) (of a person) small in height. 4) (short of/on) not having enough of. 5) in insufficient supply. 6) (of a person) terse; uncivil. 7) …   English terms dictionary

  • shortish — /shawr tish/, adj. rather short. [1790 1800; SHORT + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • shortish — adjective Sort of short, short to a degree, moderately short …   Wiktionary

  • shortish — adj. moderately short, rather shortshort·ish || ʃɔrtɪʃ / ʃɔːtɪʃ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shortish — short·ish …   English syllables

  • shortish — /ˈʃɔtɪʃ/ (say shawtish) adjective rather short. {short + ish1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • shortish — adjective somewhat short • Similar to: ↑short …   Useful english dictionary

  • short — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sceort; akin to Old High German scurz short, Old Norse skortr lack Date: before 12th century 1. a. having little length b. not tall or high ; low 2. a. not extended in time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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