alphabet

short

Definition of short:

part of speech: noun

A summary or concise account, as in the phrase, " the short and long of the matter is"; a word often given as a reply at the counter of a bank when the amount of a check is desired in a small compass.

part of speech: adjective

Not long; not long either in space or time; inadequate; insufficient; imperfect; breaking or crumbling readily; crisp; brittle; not bending; brief; concise; quick; sudden; not going so far as intended.

part of speech: noun

Shortness.

part of speech: adverb

Not long; quickly; in sufficiently.

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