verb (used with object), short·changed, short·chang·ing.
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Origin of shortchange
OTHER WORDS FROM shortchangeshortchanger, noun
Example sentences from the Web for shortchange
The Kendricks claim that the story of King’s imprisonment has been shortchanged by historians.As MLK faced a crisis, Kennedy and Nixon made political calculations|Nick Bryant|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
In a written statement to ProPublica, the company said it “strongly” disagrees that it shortchanged workers.All a Gig-Economy Pioneer Had to Do Was “Politely Disagree” It Was Violating Federal Law and the Labor Department Walked Away|by Ken Armstrong, Justin Elliott and Ariana Tobin|January 22, 2021|ProPublica
She was responding to concerns that South Carolinians were being shortchanged in favor of people in other parts of the country.‘Pixie dust’: Why some vaccine sits on shelves while shortages intensify nationwide|Isaac Stanley-Becker, Lena H. Sun|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Some Independent Businesses have been accused of shortchanging their agents.Meet the Customer Service Reps for Disney and Airbnb Who Have to Pay to Talk to You|by Ken Armstrong, Justin Elliott and Ariana Tobin|October 2, 2020|ProPublica
Students who shortchanged their sleep scored 53 percent worse in the behavioral areas than kids who slept close to the recommended 9 or 10 hours per night.
And even that aerial effort is being shortchanged, military insiders tell The Daily Beast.
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
During the same period our national security needs were steadily shortchanged.