See also: short s

EnglishEdit

 
Running shorts.
 
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NounEdit

shorts

  1. plural of short

NounEdit

shorts pl (plural only)

  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.
    • 1847, James Orchard Halliwell, A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, volume II, OCLC 873042931, page 822:
      [] the first remove above bran is shorts ; the next above that is sharps
  5. Short, inferior hemp.

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VerbEdit

shorts

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of short

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

shorts m

  1. plural of short
    Est-ce qu'il vous reste des shorts comme celui-ci en stock ?

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English shorts

NounEdit

shorts m (definite singular shortsen, indefinite plural shorts or shortser, definite plural shortsene)

  1. shorts (trousers with short legs, no longer than to the knees).

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English shorts

NounEdit

shorts m (definite singular shortsen, indefinite plural shorts or shortsar, definite plural shortsane)

  1. shorts (as above)

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

shorts m pl (plural only)

  1. Alternative form of short

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

shorts m pl (plural only)

  1. shorts
  2. plural of short

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English shorts

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɧoːʈs/, (rare) /ʃoːʈs/

NounEdit

shorts pl

  1. trousers with short legs. Does generally not reach to the knees.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of shorts 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative - - shorts shortsen
Genitive - - shorts shortsens