short account


noun Finance.

the account of a short seller.

Nearby words

  1. shoreweed,
  2. shorewood,
  3. shoring,
  4. shorn,
  5. short,
  6. short and sweet,
  7. short ballot,
  8. short bill,
  9. short bone,
  10. short ciliary nerve

Origin of short account

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for short account

short account

noun

the aggregate of short sales on an open market, esp a stock market
the account of a stock-market speculator who sells short
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