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synonyms for shorts

  • burden
  • essence
  • heart
  • kernel
  • marrow
  • matter
  • nub
  • nucleus
  • pith
  • point
  • sense
  • short
  • substance
  • thrust
  • upshot
  • crux
  • upshot
  • heart
  • substance
  • meat
  • kernel
  • nitty-gritty
  • essence
  • point
  • pith
  • short
  • basic
  • nucleus
  • bottom line
  • meat and potatoes
  • nubbin
  • trousers
  • jeans
  • drawers
  • dungarees
  • panties
  • blue jeans
  • boxer shorts
  • pedal pushers
  • underpants
  • knickers
  • corduroys
  • Bermudas
  • chinos
  • jodhpurs
  • briefs
  • breeches
  • bloomers
  • chaps
  • britches
  • denims
  • pantaloons
  • cords
  • overalls
  • clam diggers
  • corset
  • lingerie
  • drawers
  • panties
  • boxer shorts
  • undergarment
  • underpants
  • undershirt
  • bikini
  • bra
  • underclothing
  • briefs
  • underclothes
  • G-string
  • undies
  • skivvies
  • BVDs
  • loincloth
  • long johns
  • intimate things
  • Jockey™ shorts
  • smallclothes
  • underthings
  • drawers
  • underwear
  • briefs
  • underpants
  • undershorts
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antonyms for shorts

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  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • outside
    • pull
            • fail
            • offer
            • lose
            • help
            • give
            • assist
            • aid
            • protect
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            How to use shorts in a sentence

            She had torn open bags of beans, shorts, bran, chop-feed and cotton-seed meal.
            THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
            He stood up straight and lean-muscled, in a pair of duck shorts.
            THE DEVIL'S ASTEROIDMANLY WADE WELLMAN
            The greater part of the year in Mesopotamia the regulation army dress consisted of a tunic and "shorts."
            WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
            The greater the number of the too longs or the too shorts the greater his complacence in the contemplation of his labours.
            BLUE GOOSEFRANK LEWIS NASON
            I charge each hog $1 for bran and shorts; this is all the ready money I pay out for him.
            THE FAT OF THE LANDJOHN WILLIAMS STREETER
            Later, back in his hotel room, Hall stripped to his shorts, ran cold water over his wrists and the back of his neck.
            THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
            He led them through the small living room, put on a pair of shorts and mismated huaraches.
            THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
            But be sure and spread the news that it is Colton buying to secure control of the road, not to cover his shorts.
            THE RISE OF ROSCOE PAINEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
            No; its the shorts and bears whats got the dol—hic—lar—tremens.
            THE FUNNY SIDE OF PHYSICA. D. CRABTRE
            He was burned a deep brown; his uniform consisted of a cap, shorts, and a pair of boots.
            AUSTRALIA IN ARMSPHILLIP F.E. SCHULER
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            capacitor

            WORDS RELATED TO SHORTS

            • briefs
            • drawers
            • shorts
            • underpants
            • undershorts
            • underwear
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