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Webster 1828 Edition


Shorts

SHORTS

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Noun.
plu.
The bran and coarse part of a meal. [Local.]

Definition 2022


shorts

shorts

See also: short s

English

Running shorts.

Noun

shorts

  1. plural of short

Noun

shorts pl (plural only)

  1. Pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees.
    Jessica hated covering her legs, so she rarely wore anything but shorts.
  2. Underwear bottoms.
    After a scare like that, I need to change my shorts.
  3. (uncountable) Remnants, clippings, trimmings of production processes.
  4. The part of milled grain sifted out which is next finer than the bran.
    • Halliwell
      The first remove above bran is shorts.
  5. Short, inferior hemp.

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French

Noun

shorts m

  1. plural of short
    Est-ce qu'il vous reste des shorts comme celui-ci en stock ?

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English shorts

Noun

shorts m (definite singular shortsen, indefinite plural shorts or shortser, definite plural shortsene)

  1. shorts (trousers with short legs, no longer than to the knees).

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English shorts

Noun

shorts m (definite singular shortsen, indefinite plural shorts or shortsar, definite plural shortsane)

  1. shorts (as above)

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Portuguese

Noun

shorts m pl (plurale tantum)

  1. Alternative form of short

Spanish

Noun

shorts m pl (plurale tantum)

  1. shorts

Swedish

Etymology

From English shorts

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɧoːʈs/ or /ʃoːʈs/

Noun

shorts pl

  1. trousers with short legs. Does generally not reach to the knees.

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