shorty

noun \ ˈshȯr-tē \
variants: or shortie

Definition of shorty

plural shorties
:one that is short

Examples of shorty in a Sentence

  1. when I was just a shorty

First Known Use of shorty

1888


SHORTY Defined for English Language Learners

shorty

noun

Definition of shorty for English Language Learners

  • : someone who is not tall : a short person


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