What does Shorts mean?
Definitions for Shorts
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short pants, shorts, trunksnoun
trousers that end at or above the knee
drawers, underdrawers, shorts, boxers, boxershortsnoun
underpants worn by men
Pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees.
Jessica hated covering her legs, so she rarely wore anything but shorts.
After a scare like that, I need to change my shorts.
Remnants, clippings, trimmings of production processes.
Shorts are a garment worn over the pelvic area, circling the waist and splitting to cover the upper part of the legs, sometimes extending down to the knees but not covering the entire length of the leg. They are called "shorts" because they are a shortened version of trousers, which cover the entire leg, but not the foot. Shorts are typically worn in warm weather or in an environment where comfort and airflow are more important than the protection of the legs. There are a variety of shorts, ranging from knee-length short trousers that can in some situations be worn as formal clothes to beachwear and athletic shorts. Some types of shorts are typically worn by women, such as culottes, which are a divided skirt resembling a pair of loose-cut shorts.
Shorts are a bifurcated garment worn by both men and women over their pelvic area, circling the waist, and covering the upper part of the legs, sometimes extending down to knee but not covering the entire length of the leg. They are called "shorts" because they are a shortened version of trousers, which cover the entire leg. Shorts are typically worn in warm weather or in an environment where comfort and airflow are more important than the protection of the legs.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shorts is ranked #12370 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Shorts surname appeared 2,514 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Shorts.
54.8% or 1,378 total occurrences were Black.
40.1% or 1,010 total occurrences were White.
2.5% or 63 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2% or 52 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
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The numerical value of Shorts in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Shorts in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Shorts in a Sentence
A boy ran into my shop and said his father and elder brother had been shot. He was only wearing shorts, no top and sweating despite the wintry weather. I shut down my shop immediately, leaving some items outside.
One my favorite things to do if it’s still hot, but you’re so ready to get into fall attire is to mix and match your spring/summer pieces with your fall/winter, so, one thing I love to do is maybe a miniskirt or fun paper bag shorts, but then pairing it with one of your fall jackets.
Nowotny's comments also hurt the euro, so the stage was set for participants to cover shorts in the dollar.
We got month-end today and quarter-end as well, so there's some tidying up of positions with shorts taking profits, we also saw some stability in Glencore's share price, that's probably helped the underlying commodities, copper in particular.
Imagine raising an American royal in Britain, it's hard enough I think for a lot of Americans to come to London and get to grips with boarding schools and prep schools and little caps and little shorts and how we raise children in the UK.
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Translations for Shorts
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- гащета, шортиBulgarian
- σορτς, παντελονάκι, σορτσάκιGreek
- pantalón corteSpanish
- shortsit, sortsitFinnish
- bríste sciota, brístínIrish
- troosyn giareyManx
- sort, rövidnadrágHungarian
- celana pendekIndonesian
- шорц, куси панталониMacedonian
- kortbukse, shortsNorwegian
- shorts, kortbukseNorwegian Nynorsk
- shorts, kortbyxorSwedish
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