Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Of slight length, height, or duration; not long or tall; brief; scant; curt; crisp.

Part of speech: noun

The substance or pith of a matter.

Part of speech: noun

Anything that is short, as a short syllable; a deficiency.

Part of speech: adverb

In a short manner; petulantly.

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Usage examples "short":

  1. In short they think it is not safe. - "Amusement: A Force in Christian Training", Rev. Marvin R. Vincent..
  2. She was called Subha for short. - "Stories from Tagore", Rabindranath Tagore.
  3. Well, life is short at the best. - "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.