Pronunciation: (shôr'tē), [key]
—n., pl. short•ies,
1. a person of less than average stature.
2. a garment designed to be of short length, as a hospital bed jacket.
noting a garment designed to be of short length: a shorty nightgown. Also,shortie.
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