happening or presented for a short period of time:
a short-run motion picture.
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 1. an act or instance of selling short.
noun, Finance. 1. a person, as a speculator, who sells short.
verb (used with object) 1. to fold and tuck in the top sheet of (a bed) so that it simulates both the top and bottom sheets: when the victim of this joke enters the bed, his or her legs are obstructed by the fold. 2. to short-sheet the bed of (someone). short one, a