for short

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for short

  1. As an abbreviated form.
    This is Ricardo, or Ricki for short.
    • 2009, McKenzie MacLaine, Candy Skulls, page 241:
      Just as flamboyant as his wife, Mr. Joseph Martin, Joe for short, died of heart disease brought on by obesity the night of their fourteenth wedding anniversary.

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