Of less than usual size, length, or duration.
Shorty gloves; a shortie nightgown.
(informal) Something of less than usual size, length, or duration, such as a wetsuit that has short sleeves and legs that end above the knee.
(informal) A person or thing of less than average height or size.
(informal) A term of endearment for a child, younger sibling, shorter person, etc.
(derogatory) A person who is short in stature.
Origin of shorty
- From short +"Ž -y.