short

16 ENTRIES FOUND:

short

adjective

Definition of SHORT

1
having relatively little height <a lot of boys are shorter than the girls in middle school, but they quickly catch up by high school>
Near Antonyms elevated, lifted, raised, uplifted, upswept; high-rise, statuesque; gangling, gangly, lanky, rangy; big, bulky, hefty, hulking, large, largish, outsize (also outsized), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), voluminous
3
not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need <regrettably, the art supplies are short this year, so you'll have to share>
4
having a texture that readily breaks into little pieces under pressure <short pastry>
Synonyms brickle [dialect], brittle, crispy, crumbly, embrittled, flaky (also flakey), friable, short

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