[ shawrt-weyt ]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to give less than the weight charged for: The firm is accused of shortweighting grain.

  1. the insufficient weight given in this manner.

Origin of shortweight

First recorded in 1925–30; short + weight

Words Nearby shortweight Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023