- a girl or woman: We watched the shorties on the dance floor, all lookin' so fine.
- a girlfriend or sweetheart: Me and my shorty went to that new club over on Ninth last night; what a scene!
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Final legislation is expected to be introduced to the Australian Parliament shorty after.Explained: Google’s tussle in Australia over paying publishers for news|Lara O'Reilly|August 19, 2020|Digiday
Not yet 30, Shorty has a driving charisma and tone to beat the band.The Cradle of Jazz, Blues and Gospel Endlessly Rocking|Jason Berry|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Get Shorty Farina proves how unsettling and chilling an actor can be while simultaneously being, well, hilarious.R.I.P. Dennis Farina: Six of His Best Roles (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His nickname is El Chapo, which is Spanish slang for “shorty.”Never Mind El Chapo: Chicago’s Real Public Enemy No. 1 Is the Shorties|Michael Daly|February 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
More frequently, you find the smirk in comedies, like the sendup of Hollywood nihilism in Get Shorty.In Vice Presidential Debate, Joe Biden Perfects Art of the Smirk|Lee Siegel|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Voight shot back, calling Goldberg “shorty” and asking: “What are you talking about?!”Clint Eastwood Talks to Invisible, a SEAL Speaks & More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|September 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Better stay here, and not go wanderin' off into that mob," remonstrated Shorty.
"We went to sleep nice and comfortable, under a wagon last night," said Shorty, slowly recalling the circumstances.
"It might be," said Shorty, with visions of distributing hardtack to the hungry boys warping his judgment.
Si turned and gave Shorty a wink that conveyed more to that observant individual than a long telegram would have done.
"They got their bellies full o' fightin' yesterday," added Shorty, studying the array judicially.