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Noun (plural)
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shorts, plural;
  1. Short pants that reach only to the thighs or knees
    • - cycling shorts
  2. Men's underpants


  1. short pants: trousers that end at or above the knee
  2. drawers: underpants worn by men
  3. (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"
  4. (short) the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  5. short-change: cheat someone by not returning him enough money
  6. (short) abruptly: quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
  7. Shorts are a bifurcated garment worn by both men and women over their pelvic area, circling the waist, and covering the upper part of the legs, sometimes extending down to or even below the knee, but not covering the entire length of the leg, either as outer or undergarment, which makes them ...
  8. Short Brothers plc is a British aerospace company, usually referred to simply as Shorts, that is now based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ...
  9. Shorts (also known as Shorts: The Adventures of the Wishing Rock poster title) is a 2009 family comedy/adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It was released in the United States on August 21, 2009. ...
  10. Shors or Shorians (Шорцы, also transliterated as Shorts, Shortses) are a Turkic people in the Kemerovo Oblast in Russia. Their self designation is Шор, or Shor. ...
  11. The Shorts was a pop group from the Netherlands consisting of Hans Van Vondelen (vocals), Erik De Wildt (keyboard), Hans Stokkermans (bass guitar) and Peter Wezenbeek (drums). The group was formed in 1976, and scored a 1983 international hit with "Comment ça va". ...
  12. The Shorts is a AJC Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for three year olds and upwards, at set weights with penalties, over a distance of 1200 metres. It is held annually at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney in October. Total prize money for the race is AUD $150,000.
  13. Pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees
  14. (Short (gun)) A gun with a shorter barrel than usual, usually an extremely high caliber designed for high explosive rounds to destroy bunkers (Or sub systems :-)
  15. (Short) (1) The selling side of an open futures contract; (2) a trader whose net position in the futures market shows an excess of open sales over open purchases. See long.
  16. To go `short` is to have sold an instrument without actually owning it, and to hold a short position with expectations that the price will decline so it can be bought back in the future at a profit.
  17. (Short) One who has sold a futures contract to establish a market position and who has not yet closed out this position through an offsetting purchase; the opposite of long.
  18. (short) Any connection that has relatively low resistance or any resistance between two points below a preselected threshold.
  19. (Short) Horse in need of more work or racing to reach winning form.
  20. (Short) A market position where the client has sold a currency he does not already own. Normally expressed in base currency terms e.g., short Dollars, (long Yen).
  21. (Short) Refers to finish, or aftertaste, when it ends abruptly.
  22. (Short) An prisoner who is close to his release date.
  23. (Short) This is a situation resulting from selling a decision and not owning the related securities.
  24. (The Short) a slang term for Alpo, puppy, dog or underdog.
  25. (Short) A drink with just a little mixer in a short glass.