noun, plural short·ies.
- 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!
Examples from the Web for shorty
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
Shorty, I'm gonta make up to Mrs. Shafton an' see what I can get out of her.The City of Fire|Grace Livingston Hill
Before I had left him I had warned him that with Shorty in the village he knew not the hour he might be robbed.A Woman's Burden|Fergus Hume
Shorty stopped a spoonful of soup halfway to his mouth, as if he were waiting to have a still picture of himself taken.Steve Yeager|William MacLeod Raine
"I don't know as we ought to have anything to do with this, Shorty," said Si dubiously.Si Klegg, Book 3 (of 6)|John McElroy
"Well, I don't know about that," said Shorty more hopefully.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6)|John McElroy