Definition of shorts in English:


Line breaks: shorts
Pronunciation: /ʃɔːts


  • 1Short trousers that reach only to the knees or thighs: cycling shorts
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    • I wiped my hand on the leg of my denim shorts and reached down to tug my backpack into the hut.
    • He wore black shorts that reached down to his knees and had a seashell necklace around his neck.
    • She pulled them off and tucked them into one of the thigh pockets of her shorts.
  • 1.1North American Men’s underpants.
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    • After stripping off his shorts and undershirt, Adrian rinsed himself off and dried off hastily.

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