shorty

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From short +‎ -y.

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shorty (plural shorties)

  1. (informal) A short person.
  2. (informal) A term of endearment for a child, younger sibling, shorter person, etc.
  3. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) (slang, hip-hop) An attractive young female, especially: a girl who is "down", who is counted among close male friends and sometimes loose sexually; or, one's "girl", one's "boo".

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French[edit]

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shorty m (plural shortys)

  1. (pair of) boyshorts, French knickers

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