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shorty

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noun \ˈshȯr-tē\

Simple Definition of shorty

  • : someone who is not tall : a short person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shorty

plural

shorties

  1. :  one that is short

Examples of shorty in a sentence

  1. when I was just a shorty



1888

First Known Use of shorty

1888

Variants of shorty

or

shortie


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