Examples of shortly in a sentence
He left shortly after you did.
“I can't help you right now,” he said shortly.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of shortly
before 12th century
SHORTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shortly for English Language Learners
: in or within a short time
: in a very brief and unfriendly way
SHORTLY Defined for Kids
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