short shrift noun
: little or no attention or thought
: barely adequate time for confession before execution
a : little or no attention or consideration <gave the problem short shrift>
b : quick work —usually used in the phrase make short shrift of
Examples of SHORT SHRIFT
- He gives short shrift to the author's later works.
First Known Use of SHORT SHRIFT
Rhymes with SHORT SHRIFT
, dead lift
, ski lift
, split shift
, stick shift
, swing shift
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