transitive verbshort-sheet·ed, short-sheet·ing, short-sheets
- To make (a bed) by doubling back a single sheet so that the bed looks properly made but will not allow a person to lie at full length in it.
- To short-sheet the bed of (a person) as a way of playing a trick.
(third-person singular simple present shortsheets, present participle shortsheeting, simple past and past participle shortsheeted)
- To make an apple-pie bed of (a bed).
(third-person singular simple present short-sheets, present participle short-sheeting, simple past and past participle short-sheeted)
- To play a prank on (someone) by folding their bed sheets to make the space for lying in the bed unusably short.