noun, (used with a plural verb) Slang.
noun 1. a method of rapid handwriting using simple strokes, abbreviations, or symbols that designate letters, words, or phrases (distinguished from longhand). 2. a simplified or makeshift manner or system of communication: We spoke in a kind of pidgin shorthand to overcome the language barrier. adjective 3. using or able to use shorthand. 4. written […]
[shawrt-han-did] /ˈʃɔrtˈhæn dɪd/ adjective 1. not having the usual or necessary number of workers, helpers, etc. short-handed adjective 1. lacking the usual or necessary number of assistants, workers, etc 2. (sport, US & Canadian) with less than the full complement of players
- Shorthand typist
noun 1. (Brit) a person skilled in the use of shorthand and in typing US and Canadian name stenographer
adjective 1. of, relating to, or engaged in transportation over short distances: a short-haul trucking firm. noun 1. haul (def 22). noun 1. a journey over a short distance, esp by air see under long haul