locust (def 1).
- Short hundredweight
noun 1. the full name for hundredweight (sense 2)
noun, adjective 1. shorty. noun, plural shorties. 1. a person of less than average stature (sometimes used as a disparaging and offensive term of address). 2. a garment designed to be of short length, as a hospital bed jacket. 3. Also, shawty, shaw-tee, ˈʃɔ ti. Slang. a girl or woman: We watched the shorties on […]
adjective, shorter, shortest. 1. having little length; not long. 2. having little height; not tall: a short man. 3. extending or reaching only a little way: a short path. 4. brief in duration; not extensive in time: a short wait. 5. brief or concise, as writing. 6. rudely brief; abrupt; hurting: short behavior. 7. low […]
noun, Finance. 1. the total amount by which a single seller or all sellers are short in a particular stock or commodity or in the market as a whole.