[ shawrt-cheynj ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˈtʃeɪndʒ /
verb (used with object), short·changed, short·chang·ing.
to give less than the correct change to.
to deal with unfairly or dishonestly, especially to cheat.
Words nearby shortchange
Origin of shortchange
An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
OTHER WORDS FROM shortchangeshort·chang·er, noun
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Resources needed to stabilize Afghanistan after a quarter century of war were deployed to Iraq, and Afghanistan was shortchanged.GOP Candidates Are Wrong to Urge a Second Front War in Iran|Bruce Riedel|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST