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synonyms for short-handed

  • insufficient
  • need of help
  • needing help
  • wanting
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How to use short-handed in a sentence

Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The Alcalde remained kneeling for a short time by the side of the corpse, his lips moving in prayer.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It has long since dismissed as too short and simple for its pages, the short and simple annals of the poor.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHORT-HANDED

  • deficient
  • exiguous
  • failing
  • inadequate
  • lacking
  • limited
  • low on
  • meager
  • needing
  • poor
  • scant
  • scanty
  • scarce
  • short-handed
  • shy
  • skimpy
  • slender
  • slim
  • sparse
  • tight
  • wanting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.