Definitions For Short

noun

  • The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
  • The location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • Accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
  • To or at a point that is not as far as expected or desired : to a point not reaching what is needed for something
  • In a sudden manner
  • For or during a short time
  • Pants that end at or above the knees
  • A short movie
  • A small amount of liquor that you drink quickly

verb

  • Create a short circuit in
  • Cheat someone by not returning him enough money
  • To cause (something) to have a short circuit
  • To stop working because of a short circuit

adjective

  • Marked by rude or peremptory shortness
  • Tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening
  • Lacking foresight or scope
  • Of insufficient quantity to meet a need
  • Less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

adjective

  • (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length
  • Primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration
  • Of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration
  • Not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices
  • (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
  • Low in stature; not tall

adverb

  • Quickly and without warning
  • In a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
  • At a disadvantage
  • So as to interrupt
  • At some point or distance before a goal is reached
  • Clean across
  • Without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold

Is Short a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
7

The word Short is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Short in a Sentence

  • One of my legs is slightly shorter than the other.
  • He is short for his age.
  • The shortest day of the year
  • He threw the ball short.
  • The bicyclist ahead of me unexpectedly pulled up short and I unavoidably plowed into him
  • The short before the main movie was very funny.
  • The lightning shorted the TV.
  • The hair dryer must have shorted.

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