Bedeutung von “short” im Essential American English Dictionary


adjective us /ʃɔrt/

A1 having a small distance from one end to the other:

short, brown hair
short legs
→ Opposite long adj

A1 continuing for a small amount of time:

a short visit
→ Opposite long adj

A1 A short person is not as tall as most people.

→ Opposite tall

A2 A short book or other piece of writing has not many pages or words:

It’s a very short book – you’ll read it in an hour.

used to refer to a shorter form of a name or word:

Her name’s Jo – it’s short for Josephine.

(Definition von “short” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)