Definition of shorts in English:

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shorts

Pronunciation: /SHôrts/

plural noun

1Short pants that reach only to the thighs or knees: cycling shorts
More example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • After stripping off his shorts and undershirt, Adrian rinsed himself off and dried off hastily.

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