What does shorty mean?

Definitions for shorty
ˈʃɔr tishort·y

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  1. shortynoun

    A short person.

  2. shortynoun

    A term of endearment for a child, younger sibling, shorter person, etc.

  3. shortynoun

    An attractive young female, especially: a girl who is "down", who is counted among close male friends and sometimes loose sexually; or, one's "girl", one's "boo"; or, a girl that a male does not know but wishes to meet.


  1. Shorty

    Shorty is a song by American rock band The Get Up Kids. The single was self-funded, and was a major catalyst for the band's early success, gaining the attention of several record labels including the band's future label Doghouse Records.


  1. Shorty

    Shorty is a 2000 film produced by Noontide Filmworks, written, produced and directed by Jon Chang. The story follows Russell, aka "shorty", a modern urban Cyrano afflicted by his lack of height. shorty is played by Andre Canty, with Michele Persley as Venus and Frank Mayers as Eric. "Shorty" has screened at several film festivals in North America, and has received various awards, including the HBO "Short" Film Award at the 2001 Acapulco Black Film Festival, now known as the American Black Film Festival.

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  1. shortynoun


  2. shortynoun

    friend/homie. "Holla at your boy 'What's the problem shorty?'" -- Jay-Z featuring Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Memphis Bleek (1-900-Hustler).

  3. shortynoun

    Female, like baby or honey. "I got myself a shorty, I got myself a forty" -- Wu Tang Clan (Method Man).

  4. shortynoun

    A seven ounce bottle of beer.

  5. shortynoun

    A child or teenager. "Shorty Wanna Be A Thug" -- 2Pac or "She was spose to buy ya shorty Tyco with ya money" -- "Gold digger" Kanye West f.Jamie Foxx

  6. shortynoun

    Girlfriend or bitch one can call for some ass

  7. shortynoun

    sawed-off shotgun "like a 12 gauge shawty" ("Hail Mary", 2Pac, Makaveli)

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  1. shorty

    Song lyrics by shorty -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by shorty on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shorty is ranked #19291 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shorty surname appeared 1,404 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Shorty.

    63.8% or 896 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    28.9% or 406 total occurrences were Black.
    3.9% or 56 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 29 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.2% or 17 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shorty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shorty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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