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shortcut (plural shortcuts)
- A path between two points that is faster than the commonly used paths.
- A method to accomplish something that omits one or more steps.
- (computing, in the Microsoft family of operating systems) A file that points to the location of another file and serves as a quick way to access it.
- There are shortcuts to some of my favourite applications on my desktop.
- A keyboard shortcut: a combination of keystrokes that provides easier access to a command or operation.
keyboard shortcut — see keyboard shortcut
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