Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “short”

See all translations

short

adjective
 
 
/ʃɔːt/
DISTANCE A1 having a small distance from one end to the other
kısa
short, brown hair short legs a short skirtLow, short and shallow
TIME A1 continuing for a small amount of time
az, kısa
a short visit There's a short break for coffee between classes.Short in timeTemporary
BOOK A2 A short book or other piece of writing has few pages or words.
kısa/ az metin içeren
a short article/storyLow, short and shallowKinds of books
PERSON A1 A short person is not as tall as most people.
kısa (kişi)
She's short and slim with dark hair.Low, short and shallow
NOT HAVING ENOUGH B1 not having enough of something
yetersiz, az, biraz
I'm a bit short of money at the moment. Would you like to play? We're a couple of people short. He seemed a bit short of breath (= having difficulty breathing).Poverty and poorScarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
be short for sth B2 to be a shorter way of saying the same thing
kısa yazılışı/söylenişi olmak; kısa şekli olmak
'Mick' is short for 'Michael'.Terminology and vocabulary
be short with sb to talk to someone quickly in an angry or rude way
azarlamak, nezaketsiz/kaba/sert davranmak
Talking angrily
shortness noun [U]
kısalık
→  See also in the long/short run
(Definition of short adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “short” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More