DISTANCE › having a small distance from one end to the other
kısa short, brown hair short legs a short skirt1949
TIME › continuing for a small amount of time
az, kısa a short visit There's a short break for coffee between classes.1542
BOOK › A short book or other piece of writing has few pages or words.
kısa/ az metin içeren a short article/story19491206
PERSON › A short person is not as tall as most people.
kısa (kişi) She's short and slim with dark hair.1949
NOT HAVING ENOUGH › 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).14171822
be short for sth › to be a shorter way of saying the same thing
kısa yazılışı/söylenişi olmak; kısa şekli olmak 'Mick' is short for 'Michael'.1223
be short with sb › to talk to someone quickly in an angry or rude way shortness noun [U] ›
azarlamak, nezaketsiz/kaba/sert davranmak1143
kısalık → See also in the long/short run