Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of short.
  • n. Pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees.
  • n. Underwear bottoms.
  • n. Remnants, clippings, trimmings of production processes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. trousers that end at or above the knee
  • n. underpants worn by men

Etymologies

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Examples

  • What a man in shorts is wearing on his feet leaves a bigger impression than anything else.

    Appropriate to wear shorts in Mexico?

  • Many Mexicans, men and women, wear shorts now and more will as more do, and gringos in shorts is a good thing, he says, to loosen up the rigid ones even more.

    Is There Still a San Miguel?

  • So here's how the "year in shorts" is going for me so far.

    New Year's Resolution

  • (according to Cinéma Vérité, I think the young girl in shorts is Sara!)

    le moi - French Word-A-Day

  • I have learned that the English word 'shorts' translates roughly into Czech as 'wasted luggage space.'

    suit-of-meat Diary Entry

  • The Global Cup? something to do with men in shorts being tooted at by people with loud horns -- then Juha's birthday party, where I got to meet some of his mates, who were all lovely.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • (On the other hand, when the Productos de Limpeza truck came by yesterday, I went out to the street dressed in shorts and fuzzy slippers, and no one even cracked a smile or a joke.)

    CLOTHES - what's hot and what's not in Mexico

  • The Lake Chapala shore has become a tourist destination for tapatios (people from Guadalajara) and so we see a lot of Mexicans in shorts - men and women, here at the lake.

    CLOTHES - what's hot and what's not in Mexico

  • "Sleaze-week" basically pulls a lowbrow, sleazy photshop type mauever, using a photo from a running magazine to "TRY" and show this woman in shorts to make her look bad ... are the the National Enquirer now?

    Palin slams 'sexist' Newsweek cover

  • Jack Cafferty has more appealing legs in shorts than does Ed. azeez adekunle

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