/ (ˈʃɔːtɪ) /
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- plural shorties a person or thing that is extremely short
- (as modifier)a shortie nightdress
a Scot name for shortbread
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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How to use shortie in a sentence
Big Boy shifted his kilos of weight casually and met Shortie head on.
Then Shortie was on his feet, desperate determination showing in every line of his body.
She was clad in a shortie wrapper that showed off her race-horse legs.Card Trick|Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett
Shortie bounced ten feet in the light gravity, and grimly wallowed to his feet.