Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having short hair.
  • adjective Having a coat of short hair. Used of animals.

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  • adjective with short hair

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Examples

  • Knightley can currently be seen in Never Let Me Go, which also stars fellow short-haired actress Carey Mulligan.

    Keira Knightley Debuts New 'Do

  • Missing-person posters featuring a photo of a short-haired, smiling Keller have been put up around the sprawling campus in DeKalb, about 65 miles west of Chicago.

    Toni Keller Investigation: Burned Human Remains Found Near NIU

  • Yes, I publicly wept at the Will Rogers Airport over the sudden death of Junior, the gray American short-haired who'd been my friend and companion for the better part of 10 years.

    Todd Farley: Cuter Than Junior?

  • One studio engineer reports a tall, short-haired Irishman as being an occasional visitor to the studio when the Byrds recorded The Notorious Byrd Brothers in summer 1967, and claims that he sang harmony on Draft Morning, but the studio logs offer no evidence to support that contention.

    Psychedelic footballer – the secret life of Derek Dougan

  • There are also short-haired cats and they sometimes call them domestic short-hairs.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • Yes, I publicly wept at the Will Rogers Airport over the sudden death of Junior, the gray American short-haired who'd been my friend and companion for the better part of 10 years.

    Todd Farley: Cuter Than Junior?

  • And there are all kinds of blogs: blogs about black and white cats (like this), fat cats, short-haired cats, long-haired cats and so on, or blogs that help to locate the areas where there is most likely to be a cat sighting (like this).

    Global Voices in English » Japan: Cat mania

  • Small, short-haired, inactive dogs without a thick fur undercoat are more susceptible to cold weather.

    Ready for the Dog Days of Winter?

  • Your independent film company is named after your short-haired pointer, Pearl, who has also been featured in your last few Spenser novels.

    An Interview with Robert Parker

  • There are also short-haired cats and they sometimes call them domestic short-hairs.

    The Kitchen Daughter

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