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Short – Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Short.

Clue Length Answer
Short3 lettersarc
  1. Definition: 1. form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"

Short3 lettersshy
  1. Definition: 1. start suddenly, as from fright

Short3 letterston
  1. Definition: 1. a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds

Short4 lettersweak
  1. Definition: 1. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"

Short4 letterssoon
  1. Definition: 1. 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"

Short4 lettersnear
  1. Definition: 1. move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"

Short4 lettersless
  1. Definition: 1. (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer; "less than three weeks"; "no less than 50 people attended"; "in 25 words or less"

Short4 lettersfall
  1. Definition: 1. be cast down; "his eyes fell"

Short4 letterspuny
  1. Definition: 1. (used especially of persons) of inferior size

Short4 letterssnug
  1. Definition: 1. well and tightly constructed; "a snug house"; "a snug little sailboat"

Short4 lettersvoid
  1. Definition: 1. the state of nonexistence

Short4 lettersmean
  1. Definition: 1. Miserly

Short4 letterstiny
  1. Definition: 1. very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"

Short4 letterscurt
  1. Definition: 1. brief and to the point; effectively cut short;

Short5 letterssquat
  1. Definition: 1. the act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels

Short5 lettersstint
  1. Definition: 1. supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"

Short5 lettersspare
  1. Definition: 1. an extra component of a machine or other apparatus

Short5 lettersprone
  1. Definition: 1. lying face downward

Short5 letterstesty
  1. Definition: 1. easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

Short5 letterschary
  1. Definition: 1. characterized by great caution and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"

Short5 letterswrong
  1. Definition: 1. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

Short5 letterstight
  1. Definition: 1. affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market"

Short5 lettersquick
  1. Definition: 1. moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"

Short5 lettersswift
  1. Definition: 1. common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks

Short5 letterssurly
  1. Definition: 1. inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind"

Short5 letterssmall
  1. Definition: 1. not large but sufficient in size or amount; "a modest salary"; "modest inflation"; "helped in my own small way"

Short5 lettersterse
  1. Definition: 1. brief and to the point; effectively cut short;

Short5 lettersblunt
  1. Definition: 1. make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"

Short5 lettersshock
  1. Definition: 1. a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"

Short5 lettersscant
  1. Definition: 1. work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially

Short5 lettersbrief
  1. Definition: 1. give essential information to someone; "The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade"

Short5 letterssense
  1. Definition: 1. perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"

Short5 lettersquiet
  1. Definition: 1. the absence of sound;

Short5 letterssharp
  1. Definition: 1. having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point"

Short5 lettersrunty
  1. Definition: 1. (used especially of persons) of inferior size

Short5 letterssells
  1. Definition: 1. persuade somebody to accept something; "The French try to sell us their image as great lovers"

Short5 lettersskimp
  1. Definition: 1. supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"

Short5 lettersrough
  1. Definition: 1. (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners"

Short6 letterssevere
  1. Definition: 1. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;

Short6 lettersuneven
  1. Definition: 1. lacking consistency; "the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty"

Short6 letterstalkie
  1. Definition: 1. a movie with synchronized speech and singing

Short6 lettersabrupt
  1. Definition: 1. surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply"

Short6 letterssudden
  1. Definition: 1. happening without warning or in a short space of time; "a sudden storm"; "a sudden decision"; "a sudden cure"

Short6 lettersspeedy
  1. Definition: 1. accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"

Short6 lettersslight
  1. Definition: 1. pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"

Short6 letterspruned
  1. Definition: 1. weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

Short6 letterssilent
  1. Definition: 1. failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; "the witness remained silent"

Short6 lettersstocky
  1. Definition: 1. having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thickset young man"

Short6 letterssnippy
  1. Definition: 1. Curt, touchy, irritable.

Short6 lettersstumpy
  1. Definition: 1. short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"

Short6 letterssupine
  1. Definition: 1. offering no resistance; "resistless hostages"; "No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried"- Theodore Roosevelt

Short6 lettersthrust
  1. Definition: 1. impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"

Short6 lettersfaulty
  1. Definition: 1. having a defect; "I returned the appliance because it was defective"

Short6 lettersupshot
  1. Definition: 1. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;

Short6 lettersstingy
  1. Definition: 1. unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

Short6 lettersskimpy
  1. Definition: 1. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"

Short6 lettersscanty
  1. Definition: 1. short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)

Short6 lettersshrift
  1. Definition: 1. the act of being shriven

Short6 lettersnarrow
  1. Definition: 1. a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water

Short7 letterswanting

    Short7 letterssparing
    1. Definition: 1. use frugally or carefully

    Short7 letterslacking
    1. Definition: 1. be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"

    Short7 lettersstooped
    1. Definition: 1. having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"

    Short7 letterssummary
    1. Definition: 1. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"

    Short7 letterssheeted
    1. Definition: 1. cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; "sheet the body"

    Short7 lettersbrusque
    1. Definition: 1. marked by rude or peremptory shortness;

    Short7 letterssketchy
    1. Definition: 1. giving only major points; lacking completeness; "a sketchy account"; "details of the plan remain sketchy"

    Short7 letterspreview
    1. Definition: 1. watch (a movie or play) before it is released to the general public

    Short7 lettersconcise
    1. Definition: 1. expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"

    Short7 lettersstiffen
    1. Definition: 1. make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"

    Short7 lettersspartan
    1. Definition: 1. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"

    Short7 lettersstep-up

      Short7 letterswestern
      1. Definition: 1. lying toward or situated in the west; "our company's western office"

      Short7 letterslimited
      1. Definition: 1. public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops; "he caught the express to New York"

      Short7 lettersunsound
      1. Definition: 1. of e.g. advice

      Short7 lettersunaware
      1. Definition: 1. (often followed by `of') not aware; "seemed unaware of the scrutiny"; "unaware of the danger they were in"; "unaware of the newborn hope"; "the most unaware person I've known"

      Short7 letterstrivial
      1. Definition: 1. concerned with trivialities; "a trivial young woman"; "a trivial mind"

      Short7 letterstrailer
      1. Definition: 1. a wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy

      Short7 lettersscrappy
      1. Definition: 1. full of fighting spirit; "a scrappy admiral"

      Short7 lettersturn-on

        Short7 lettersreduced

          Short8 letterssuddenly
          1. Definition: 1. quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"

          Short8 letterssuccinct
          1. Definition: 1. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"

          Short8 lettersunawares
          1. Definition: 1. without forethought or plan; inadvertently; "came upon the diamond unawares"

          Short8 lettersstrapped
          1. Definition: 1. secure (a sprained joint) with a strap

          Short8 letterstrifling
          1. Definition: 1. consider not very seriously; "He is trifling with her"; "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"

          Short8 letterssqueezed
          1. Definition: 1. squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"

          Short8 letterssnappish

            Short8 lettersreserved
            1. Definition: 1. obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance; "We managed to reserve a table at Maxim's"

            Short8 lettersthriller
            1. Definition: 1. a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie

            Short8 letterssynoptic

              Short8 letterstaciturn
              1. Definition: 1. habitually reserved and uncommunicative

              Short8 lettersshort-of

                Short8 lettersturn-off

                  Short8 letterswordless
                  1. Definition: 1. expressed without speech; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe

                  Short9 letterstruncated
                  1. Definition: 1. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"

                  Short9 lettersrecumbent
                  1. Definition: 1. lying down; in a position of comfort or rest

                  Short9 letterscondensed

                    Short9 lettersprostrate
                    1. Definition: 1. render helpless or defenseless; "They prostrated the enemy"

                    Short9 lettersimperfect
                    1. Definition: 1. a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going

                    Short9 lettersskin-deep
                    1. Definition: 1. penetrating no deeper than the skin: "her beauty is only skin-deep"

                    Short9 lettersdeficient
                    1. Definition: 1. inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"

                    Short9 lettersinthehole

                      Short9 lettersshortened
                      1. Definition: 1. with parts removed; "the drastically cut film"

                      Short9 lettersvoiceless

                        Short9 letterstransient
                        1. Definition: 1. (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load

                        Short9 letterssubstance
                        1. Definition: 1. a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"

                        Short9 letterstruculent
                        1. Definition: 1. defiantly aggressive; "a truculent speech against the new government"

                        Short9 lettersniggardly
                        1. Definition: 1. petty or reluctant in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip"

                        Short9 lettersstep-down

                          Short9 lettersdefective
                          1. Definition: 1. Faulty

                          Short10 lettersskin-flick

                            Short10 lettersincomplete
                            1. Definition: 1. not complete or total; not completed; "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass"

                            Short10 lettersinadequate
                            1. Definition: 1. lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "inadequate training"; "the staff was inadequate"; "she was unequal to the task"

                            Short10 lettersstraitened

                              Short10 lettersunfinished
                              1. Definition: 1. not brought to an end or conclusion; "unfinished business"; "the building is still unfinished"

                              Short10 lettersunelevated

                                Short10 lettersspeechless
                                1. Definition: 1. temporarily incapable of speaking; "struck dumb"; "speechless with shock"

                                Short10 lettersswitch-off

                                  Short10 lettersundersized

                                    Short11 letterssententious
                                    1. Definition: 1. concise and full of meaning; "welcomed her pithy comments"; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen

                                    Short11 letterstongue-tied

                                      Short11 lettersundeveloped
                                      1. Definition: 1. not developed; "courses in interior design were rare and undeveloped"; "undeveloped social awareness"

                                      Short11 lettersuntalkative

                                        Short11 lettersshorthanded

                                          Short11 lettersunperfected

                                            Short11 letterssilent-film

                                              Short11 letterscompendious

                                                Short11 letterssuperficial
                                                1. Definition: 1. concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences"

                                                Short11 lettersinextensive

                                                  Short11 letterstechnicolor

                                                    Short12 lettersunprosperous

                                                      Short12 letterstight-lipped

                                                        Short12 lettersinsufficient
                                                        1. Definition: 1. of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"

                                                        Short12 lettersto-the-point

                                                          Short13 letterstemperamental
                                                          1. Definition: 1. likely to perform unpredictably; "erratic winds are the bane of a sailor"; "a temperamental motor; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't"; "that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute"- Osbert Lancaster

                                                          Short13 lettersshort-circuit

                                                            Short13 letterssneak-preview

                                                              Short14 lettersunpossessed-of

                                                                Short14 lettersshort-tempered
                                                                1. Definition: 1. quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"

                                                                Short14 lettersunderdeveloped

                                                                  Short14 lettersquick-tempered

                                                                    Short15 lettersincomprehensive

                                                                      Short15 lettersprinted-circuit

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