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Synonyms of shortly in English:


  • 1 she will be with you shortly
    soon, presently, momentarily, in a little while, at any moment, in a minute, in next to no time, before long, by and by
    informal anon, any time now, pretty soon, in a jiffy
    dated directly
  • 2 “I know,” he replied shortly
    curtly, sharply, abruptly, bluntly, brusquely, tersely, gruffly, snappily, testily, rudely
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