or shortie noun (plural shorties) Date: 1888 one that is short

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  • shorty — “short person,” 1888, from SHORT (Cf. short) + Y (Cf. y) (3) …   Etymology dictionary

  • shorty — (also shortie) ► NOUN (pl. shorties) informal 1) a short person. 2) a short dress, nightdress, or raincoat …   English terms dictionary

  • shorty — [shôrt′ē] n. pl. shorties Informal a person or thing of less than average height or size …   English World dictionary

  • Shorty — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shorty — Shor|ty 〈[ʃɔ:tı] n. 15 oder m. 6〉 Damenschlafanzug mit kurzen Ärmeln u. kurzer Hose * * * Shor|ty [ ʃɔ:ti, ʃɔrti ], das, auch: der; s, s [engl. shorty = kleines Ding]: Damenschlafanzug mit kurzer Hose. * * * Shor|ty [ ʃɔrti], das, auch: der; s, s …   Universal-Lexikon

  • shorty — I n An attractive female. Look at that sexy shorty over there. 1990s II n Girl friend. My shorty doesn t want to go to the dance this weekend. 2000s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • shorty — UK [ˈʃɔː(r)tɪ] / US [ˈʃɔrtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms shorty : singular shorty plural shorties impolite a short person …   English dictionary

  • shorty — /shawr tee/, n., pl. shorties, adj. Informal. n. 1. a person of less than average stature. 2. a garment designed to be of short length, as a hospital bed jacket. adj. 3. noting a garment designed to be of short length: a shorty nightgown. Also,… …   Universalium

  • shorty — short|y [ˈʃo:ti US ˈʃo:rti] n plural shorties 1.) used as an insulting name for someone who is not very tall 2.) informal a woman used especially by people who play or listen to ↑hip hop music 3.) informal a baby used especially by people who… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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