shortish


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shortish

(ˈʃɔːtɪʃ)
adj
1. not very tall; quite short
2. not very long
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shortish - somewhat short
short - (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"
Translations

shortish

[ˈʃɔːtɪʃ] ADJ [person] → más bien bajo, bajito; [novel, play, film] → más bien corto

shortish

[ˈʃɔːrtɪʃ] adj
[person] → assez petit(e)
[hair] → assez court(e)
[meeting] → assez court(e)

shortish

adj
ziemlich kurz; personziemlich klein
(= scarce)ziemlich knapp
References in classic literature ?
He was a shortish gentleman, with very stiff black hair cut in the porcupine or blacking-brush style, and standing stiff and straight all over his head; his aspect was pompous and threatening; his manner was peremptory; his eyes were sharp and restless; and his whole bearing bespoke a feeling of great confidence in himself, and a consciousness of immeasurable superiority over all other people.
He felt for the first time that it was a shortish name.
Bridge, with shortish blonde hair and wearing a dark, long-sleeved top, spoke to confirm his personal details.
If something isn't broken don't try to fix it, so don't get too clever against him - even though the prices might be shortish.
wondered Louie Sanyano, shortish, peppery meat-cleaver in the Mandaluyong City wet market.
It got us to a total we felt was defendable although it was a good wicket with shortish edges (boundaries) but having said all that Derbyshire went about the chase in a very good fashion.
My understanding is that it's a shortish term injury and that does mean that he is going to give himself every opportunity (of making the Wales tour).
Newcastle Theatre Royal until Saturday That's a long title for a shortish show.
He was a shortish rotund man with a huge personality and she was quite well spoken with blonde hair.
For Phoenix he has provided two shortish pieces, both intriguing and full of vigour and energy.
Jones looked like he would be sitting on the 54-hole lead when he reeled off six birdies in seven holes from his 10th hole (the first), but he missed shortish putts at his final two holes.
Wareing had been in the final before in 2009, aged eight, when he lost to David Ryding, but he had other ideas this time and playing a shortish mark to the centre of the green paid dividends.