Unscramble short

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  • short is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 8 points
  • short is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 8 points
  • short is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 7 points

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Definition of short


  • primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life", "a short flight", "a short holiday", "a short story", "only a few short months". Antonyms: long.
  • (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts", "short hair", "the board was a foot short", "a short toss". Antonyms: long.
  • low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky", "short in stature", "a short smokestack", "a little man". Synonyms: little. Antonyms: tall.
  • not sufficient to meet a need; "an inadequate income", "a poor salary", "money is short", "on short rations", "food is in short supply", "short on experience". Synonyms: inadequate, poor.
  • (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; "a short memory". Synonyms: forgetful, unretentive. Antonyms: retentive.
  • not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices; "a short sale", "short in cotton". Antonyms: long.
  • of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration; "the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short". Antonyms: long.
  • less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound", "a scant cup of sugar", "regularly gives short weight". Synonyms: light, scant.
  • lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem", "shortsighted policies", "shortsighted critics derided the plan", "myopic thinking". Synonyms: myopic, shortsighted, unforesightful.
  • tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; "shortbread is a short crumbly cookie", "a short flaky pie crust".
  • marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner", "a curt reply", "the salesgirl was very short with him". Synonyms: brusk, brusque, curt.


  • quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly". Synonyms: abruptly, dead, suddenly.
  • without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold; "he made his fortune by selling short just before the crash".
  • clean across; "the car's axle snapped short".
  • at some point or distance before a goal is reached; "he fell short of our expectations".
  • so as to interrupt; "She took him up short before he could continue".
  • at a disadvantage; "I was caught short". Synonyms: unawares.
  • in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it", "he talked short with everyone", "he said shortly that he didn't like it". Synonyms: curtly, shortly.


  • 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. Synonyms: short circuit.
  • the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base. Synonyms: shortstop.


  • cheat someone by not returning him enough money. Synonyms: short-change.
  • create a short circuit in. Synonyms: short-circuit.

Words nearby

shirt, shoat, shoot, shore, shorn, shorts, shot, shout, snort, sort, sport.

Rhymes with

abort, assort, athwart, cavort, comport, consort, contort, court, ct, deport, distort, escort, exhort, extort, fort, forte, import, port, porte, purport.

Words made by unscrambling the letters short plus one letter

torahs, throbs, borsht, broths, reshot, throes, others, horste, froths, norths, thorns, thorps, horsts, shorts, troths, rouths, throws, rowths, whorts, worths, shorty.


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