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Shorts

ʃɔːts

Meanings of Shorts:

verb

A drink of spirits served in a small measure.

plural noun

Short trousers that reach only to the knees or thighs.

Usage examples:

Cycling shorts
noun

Government bonds that are paid back in a short time, usually less than two years

Usage examples:

Currently he has no nasdaq 100 shorts

Shortsighted

ˌʃɔːtˈsaɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Shortsighted:

adjective

Unable to see things clearly unless they are relatively close to the eyes.

Usage examples:

He is short-sighted and has worn glasses since the age of ten

Meanings of Shortsightedly:

adverb

In a way that does not think enough about how an action will affect the future

Usage examples:

Shortsightedly, the central government has reduced its contributions dramatically., the regime shor…

Shortsightedness

ˌʃɔːtˈsaɪ.tɪd.nəs

Meanings of Shortsightedness:

noun

The quality of being short-sighted; inability to see things clearly unless they are relatively close to the eyes.

Usage examples:

Laser eye surgery to correct short-sightedness

Shortstop

ˈʃɔːt.stɒp

Meanings of Shortstop:

noun

A fielder positioned between second and third base.

Usage examples:

I hacked a ball to shortstop

Shortstops

ˈʃɔːt.stɒp

Meanings of Shortstops:

noun

A fielder positioned between second and third base.

Usage examples:

I hacked a ball to shortstop

Meanings of Shortwave:

noun

A radio wave of a wavelength between about 10 and 100 m (and a frequency of about 3 to 30 mhz).

Usage examples:

A short-wave transmitter

Meanings of Shortwaves:

noun

A radio wave that is smaller than that used in standard broadcasting and that can only be broadcast using a special radio

Shorty

ˈʃɔː.ti

Meanings of Shorty:

noun

A person who is shorter than average (often used as a nickname).

Usage examples:

Even shorties like brain and i had to be careful not to bang our heads

Meanings of Shoshone:

noun

A member of a north american people living chiefly in wyoming, idaho, and nevada.

Usage examples:

The next day lewis walked ahead with three men to find the shoshones and horses for portage.
adjective

Relating to the shoshone or their language.

Usage examples:

I thank god that my grandfather left behind such a testimony for his shoshone people.

Shoshonean

ʃəˈʃəʊnɪən

Meanings of Shoshonean:

adjective

Relating to or denoting a branch of the uto-aztecan language family that includes comanche and shoshone.

Usage examples:

The northern paiutes speak a shoshonean language, while that spoken by the owens valley paiutes is …
noun

The shoshonean languages.

Usage examples:

Other indian groups of the u.s. who speak shoshonean are the paiutes, goshutes, shoshones, bannocks…

Meanings of Shot:

noun

The firing of a gun or cannon.

Usage examples:

Mulder killed him with a single shot
adjective

Past and past participle of shoot.

verb

Kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow.

Usage examples:

He was shot in the leg during an armed robbery

Meanings of Shot-in-the-arm:

idiom

Something that has a sudden, strong, positive effect on something

Usage examples:

Winning this award has been a big shot in the arm for the students.

Meanings of Shot-out:

phrasal verb

If opposing groups or people armed with guns shoot it out, they shoot at each other until one of the groups or people is dead or defeated.

verb

In a sports game, to throw, kick, or hit the ball or puck (= disc used in ice hockey instead of a ball) at the goal more often than your opponent, or to be more successful at throwing, kicking, or hitting the ball or puck into the goal

Usage examples:

The united states dominated the contest and outshot their opponents 23–2., they outshot the devils …

Meanings of Shot-put:

noun

A sports competition in which each competitor throws a heavy metal ball as far as possible

Shotcrete

ˈʃɒtkriːt

Meanings of Shotcrete:

noun

Another term for gunite.

Meanings of Shote:

noun

A young pig, especially one which is newly weaned.

Usage examples:

My uncle would go to the auction over at logan county stockyards on the edge of booneville and get …

Meanings of Shotgun:

noun

A smooth-bore gun for firing small shot at short range.

Usage examples:

Kimmitt said troops at the scene found a variety of weapons, including shotguns, handguns, rifles a…
adjective

Aimed at a wide range of things; having no specific target.

Usage examples:

Many companies use the shotgun approach, aiming advertising at the widest possible audience
verb

Shoot at or kill with a shotgun.

Usage examples:

He had been shotgunned by drug dealers

Shotgunned

ˈʃɒt.ɡʌn

Meanings of Shotgunned:

verb

Shoot at or kill with a shotgun.

Usage examples:

He had been shotgunned by drug dealers
noun

A smooth-bore gun for firing small shot at short range.

Usage examples:

Kimmitt said troops at the scene found a variety of weapons, including shotguns, handguns, rifles a…
adjective

Aimed at a wide range of things; having no specific target.

Usage examples:

Many companies use the shotgun approach, aiming advertising at the widest possible audience

Shotgunning

ˈʃɒt.ɡʌn

Meanings of Shotgunning:

verb

Shoot at or kill with a shotgun.

Usage examples:

He had been shotgunned by drug dealers
noun

A smooth-bore gun for firing small shot at short range.

Usage examples:

Kimmitt said troops at the scene found a variety of weapons, including shotguns, handguns, rifles a…
adjective

Aimed at a wide range of things; having no specific target.

Usage examples:

Many companies use the shotgun approach, aiming advertising at the widest possible audience

Shotguns

ˈʃɒt.ɡʌn

Meanings of Shotguns:

noun

A smooth-bore gun for firing small shot at short range.

Usage examples:

Kimmitt said troops at the scene found a variety of weapons, including shotguns, handguns, rifles a…
verb

Shoot at or kill with a shotgun.

Usage examples:

He had been shotgunned by drug dealers
adjective

Aimed at a wide range of things; having no specific target.

Usage examples:

Many companies use the shotgun approach, aiming advertising at the widest possible audience

Shots

ʃɒt

Meanings of Shots:

noun

The firing of a gun or cannon.

Usage examples:

Mulder killed him with a single shot
adjective

(of coloured cloth) woven with a warp and weft of different colours, giving a contrasting effect when looked at from different angles.

Usage examples:

A dress of shot silk

Shotted

ˈʃɒtɪd

Meanings of Shotted:

adjective

Filled or weighted with shot.

Should

ʃʊd

Meanings of Should:

modal verb

Used to indicate obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticizing someone's actions.

Usage examples:

He should have been careful

Shoulder

ˈʃəʊl.dər

Meanings of Shoulder:

noun

The upper joint of each of a person's arms and the part of the body between this and the neck.

Usage examples:

I was carrying a bag over my shoulder
verb

Another term for hard shoulder.

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