What does shortly mean?

Definitions for shortly
ˈʃɔrt lishort·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shortly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shortly(adverb)

    for a short time

    "he was at the airport shortly before she was expected to arrive"

  2. soon, shortly, presently, before long(adverb)

    in the near future

    "the doctor will soon be here"; "the book will appear shortly"; "she will arrive presently"; "we should have news before long"

  3. curtly, short, shortly(adverb)

    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"

  4. concisely, briefly, shortly, in brief, in short(adverb)

    in a concise manner; in a few words

    "the history is summed up concisely in this book"; "she replied briefly"; "briefly, we have a problem"; "to put it shortly"

  5. shortly(adverb)

    at a short distance

    "the hem fell shortly below her knees"

Wiktionary

  1. shortly(Adverb)

    In a short or brief time or manner; soon; quickly.

  2. shortly(Adverb)

    In few words; briefly; abruptly; curtly; as, to express ideas more shortly in verse than in prose.

  3. shortly(Adverb)

    In an irritable ("short") manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shortly(adverb)

    in a short or brief time or manner; soon; quickly

  2. Shortly(adverb)

    in few words; briefly; abruptly; curtly; as, to express ideas more shortly in verse than in prose

  3. Origin: [AS. sceortlice.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shortly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2683

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shortly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3080

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shortly' in Adverbs Frequency: #213

How to pronounce shortly ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say shortly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shortly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shortly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of shortly in a Sentence

  1. Leon Rajaobelina:

    Staff will return to work and flights will resume shortly.

  2. James Leonard:

    I'm sure more information will come out on the student shortly.

  3. Joe Jaffoni:

    We anticipate the FCC approval shortly, after which we'll close.

  4. Tariq Zahir of Tyche Capital:

    We are going to be going into refinery maintenance very shortly.

  5. Ben Jonson:

    The covetous man never has money. The prodigal will have none shortly.

Images & Illustrations of shortly

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