other words for short
- boiled down
- cut short
- cut to the bone
- in a nutshell
- not protracted
- short and sweet
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
In short, he moved closer to Pelosi’s position after a monthlong showdown.
Antebellum, the film, has its roots in a short story the duo wrote in October 2017.
When a QED calculation leads to an infinite sum, cut it short.
Rapid short-term cooling following the Chicxulub impact at the Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary.
For best results, cut a short section of FireCord and remove the red strand.
I hung on McShea’s every word, but my trapping lesson was surprisingly short.
More ads means more revenues in the short term, but may also cause even fewer people to tune in.
They come in a four- and six-inch inseam, but my pick is the Super High Rise iteration for its Bermuda shorts–like ten-inch length.
For the same reason that people who’ve just moved homes are more likely to start recycling and taking shorter showers.
As for Cue’s eventual successor, Peter Stern, 48, is at the top of the short list.
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