Having too few or fewer than the usual number of staff: we’re rather short-staffed what with Christmas and everything
More example sentences
- If some commuters cannot get in then some employers will find themselves short-staffed.
- It also revealed that the Clyde-based agency was short-staffed on the day of the tragedy last July.
- We have been short-staffed at work because people keep going on holiday.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: short-staffed
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.