(in Britain) the letting of a dwelling by a nonresident private landlord for a fixed term of between one and five years at a fair rent
noun 1. one of an English breed of red, white, or roan beef cattle having short, horns. noun 1. a short-horned breed of cattle with several regional varieties Also called Durham
- Short-horned grasshopper
[shawrt-hawrnd] /ˈʃɔrtˌhɔrnd/ noun 1. 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 […]