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See definition of shorthanded on Dictionary.com
  • as inshort
  • as inshort-handed
  • as inunderhanded
  • as inundermanned

synonyms for shorthanded

  • limited
  • poor
  • shy
  • slender
  • slim
  • tight
  • failing
  • lacking
  • needing
  • scant
  • scanty
  • wanting
  • deficient
  • exiguous
  • inadequate
  • low on
  • meager
  • scarce
  • short-handed
  • skimpy
  • sparse
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antonyms for shorthanded

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  • adequate
  • sufficient
  • abundant
  • enough
  • long
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      How to use shorthanded in a sentence

      All the men moved up another step, but both the gun and the caisson were shorthanded.
      IN HOSTILE REDJOSEPH ALTSHELER
      Shorthanded and undermechanized, they were forever having to help out in the actual construction.
      INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTIONPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
      No further comment was made on it, except that they'd have to work harder from now on, since they were shorthanded.
      BADGE OF INFAMYLESTER DEL REY
      Captain Passford appeared to be afraid the Chateaugay would be shorthanded if she had to send a prize crew home with the Ionian.
      FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTOLIVER OPTIC
      Seven of the men who signed on with me did not turn up on sailing-day, so that we left the dock shorthanded to that extent.
      THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN
      Many of the ships that had got away were now very shorthanded, with leaking hulls, and spars and rigging badly cut up.
      FAMOUS SEA FIGHTSJOHN RICHARD HALE
      Whatever be the cause, it reduces our shorthanded crew still further.
      THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLE-STAR AND OTHER TALESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
      The men doing the normal shift-change screening were shorthanded in consequence.
      SPACE PLATFORMMURRAY LEINSTER
      Graoul I had to send back to the battery, which is too shorthanded to spare men.
      THE SECRETS OF A KUTTITEEDWARD O. MOUSLEY
      You said it was all that new construction work in the Valley that's making you so shorthanded.
      NEW APPLES IN THE GARDENKRIS OTTMAN NEVILLE
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO SHORTHANDED

      • clandestine
      • covert
      • crooked
      • cunning
      • devious
      • dirty
      • dishonest
      • fraudulent
      • furtive
      • secret
      • shady
      • shifty
      • shorthanded
      • sly
      • sneaky
      • subversive
      • surreptitious
      • underhand
      • unethical
      • unfair
      • unscrupulous
      • wily
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