What does shorts mean?

Definitions for shorts

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. short pants, shorts, trunks(noun)

    trousers that end at or above the knee

  2. drawers, underdrawers, shorts, boxers, boxershorts(noun)

    underpants worn by men


  1. shorts(Noun)

    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.

  2. shorts(Noun)

    Underwear bottoms.

    After a scare like that, I need to change my shorts.

  3. shorts(Noun)

    Remnants, clippings, trimmings of production processes.


  1. 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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shorts in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shorts in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Salma Shahin:

    When hundreds of people are in running shoes and shorts, we don't seem that scary.

  2. Alex Walker:

    The big one is that he -- he wears jean shorts sometimes. And that's a little rough.

  3. Kent Bayazitoglu:

    Speculators were bearish for a long while, but a lot of those shorts expired with the end of winter.

  4. Shinichiro Kadota:

    Nowotny's comments also hurt the euro, so the stage was set for participants to cover shorts in the dollar.

  5. Keith Pelley:

    The players have embraced it, shorts are a natural evolution to help modernize the game. It puts our players first.

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