5 Letters
4 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use short as a article, noun, adverb, adjective satellite or as a verb in a sentence.
About Short
A 1 syllables article and 5 letters with the letters h, o, r, s, and t, 4 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter o. Short starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, sh, sho, shor, and the ending characters are t, rt, ort, hort, ..
The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between 2nd and 3rd base
Middle English
School Grade
Short is set as a grade one word that starts with s, ends with t, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 5 letters.
Is short a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Short in Pig Latin is said as "ortshay or ortshway".
s | h | o | r | t
sh | ho | or | rt
sho | hor | ort
shor | hort
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between 2nd and 3rd base
the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
Verb Examples
create a short-circuit in
cheat someone by not returning him enough money
Adjective Satellite Examples
most direct;
"took the shortest and most direct route to town"
quickly aroused to anger;
"a hotheaded commander"
unwilling to endure;
"she was short with the slower students"
lacking foresight or scope;
"a short view of the problem";
"shortsighted policies";
"shortsighted critics derided the plan";
"myopic thinking"
(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range;
"a short memory"
used of syllables that are unaccented or of relatively brief duration
not sufficient to meet a need;
"an inadequate income";
"a poor salary";
"money is short";
"on short rations";
"food is in short supply";
"short on experience"
less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so;
"a light pound";
"a scant cup of sugar";
"regularly gives short weight"
containing a large amount of shortening;
therefore tender and easy to crumble or break into flakes;
"shortbread is a short crumbly cookie";
"a short flaky pie crust"
Article Examples
primarily spatial sense;
having little length or lacking in length;
"short skirts";
"short hair";
"the board was a foot short";
"a short toss"
primarily temporal sense;
indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration;
"a short life";
"a short flight";
"a short holiday";
"a short story";
"only a few short months"
of speech sounds (especially vowels) of relatively short duration (as e.g. the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt')
not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices;
"a short sale";
"short in cotton"
low in stature;
not tall;
"his was short and stocky";
"short in stature";
"a short smokestack"
Adverb Examples
quickly and without warning;
"he stopped suddenly"
in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner;
"he told me curtly to get on with it";
"he talked short with everyone";
"he said shortly that he didn't like it"
"she caught him up short on his lapel"
at a disadvantage;
"I was caught short"
so as to interrupt;
"She took him up short before he could continue"
at some point or distance before a goal is reached;
"he fell short of our expectations"
clean across;
"the car's axle snapped short"
without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold;
"he made his fortune by selling short just before the crash"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Short"

There are 837 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to short.

Abackby surprise
"taken aback by the caustic remarks"
"Abbreviate `New York'' and write `NY''"
Abbreviated(of clothing) very short
"an abbreviated swimsuit"
"a brief bikini"
Abrasivea substance that abrades or wears down
Abridged(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting
"an abridged version"
Abruptsurprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
"an abrupt reply"
Abruptlyquickly and without warning
"he stopped suddenly"
Accidentallywithout advance planning
"they met accidentally"
Accumbentlying down
in a position of comfort or rest
Actora theatrical performer

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There are 2 anagrams from short.

Anagram Definition
Shortthe fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between 2nd and 3rd base
Horsta ridge of the earth''s crust that has been forced upward between two faults and so is higher than the surrounding land

View English words with the unique letters used in short. Words With The Letters Horst


Short has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Positionthe act of positing
an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom


There are 1 member direct meronyms for the word short

Word Definition
Baseball Team

Names With The Word "Short"

1 names are spelled with short.


The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word short.

Is short a scrabble word or can you use short in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 32677 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 13685 games. This 5 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 120 ways. What other words can be made with the letters h, o, r, s, and t? There's 17 with 7 letters or less with the letters h, o, r, s, and t. Here is a list of 17 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Short (5 letters) 8 7 short
Shorts (6 letters) 9 +1 8 +1 horsst
Shooter (7 letters) 10 +2 9 +2 soother
Throes (6 letters) 9 +1 8 +1 others
Borscht (7 letters) 14 +6 15 +8 bortsch
Borsht (6 letters) 11 +3 11 +4 borsht
Bortsch (7 letters) 14 +6 15 +8 bortsch
Earshot (7 letters) 10 +2 9 +2 earshot
Horst (5 letters) 8 7 short
Shouter (7 letters) 10 +2 10 +3 shouter
Suharto (7 letters) 10 +2 10 +3 suharto
Souther (7 letters) 10 +2 10 +3 shouter
Reshoot (7 letters) 10 +2 9 +2 soother
Soother (7 letters) 10 +2 9 +2 soother
Shorter (7 letters) 10 +2 9 +2 ehorrst
Outrush (7 letters) 10 +2 11 +4 outrush
Authors (7 letters) 10 +2 10 +3 suharto


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