• (British) IPA: /ʃɔː(ɹ)ts/
  1. plural form of short
  1. Trousers worn primarily in the warm weather that do not go lower than the knees.
    Jessica hated covering her legs, so she rarely wore anything but shorts.
  2. (dated) Underwear bottoms.
    After a scare like that, I need to change my shorts.
  3. (uncountable) Remnants, clippings, trimmings of production processes.
  4. The part of milled grain sifted out which is next finer than the bran; pollard.
  5. Short, inferior hemp.
Translations Verb
  1. third-person singular form of short

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