shorthanded


short·hand·ed

adjective \ˌshrt-ˈhan-dəd\

: having fewer than the usual number of people available

ice hockey : made when a team member is off the ice for a penalty

Full Definition of SHORTHANDED

:  having, working with, or done with fewer than the regular or necessary number of people

First Known Use of SHORTHANDED

1794

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