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1. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration.

Synonyms

  • fleeting
  • duration
  • fugitive
  • momentaneous
  • short-term
  • short-dated
  • short-run
  • truncated
  • short-range
  • short and sweet
  • abbreviated
  • momentary
  • length
  • clipped
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • smart
  • outside
  • distant
  • intelligible

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length.

Synonyms

  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • curtal
  • truncate
  • short-snouted
  • snub
  • shortish
  • telescoped
  • short-range
  • truncated
  • stubby
  • abbreviated
  • close
  • length
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • distributed
  • thin
  • thinness
  • narrow

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sweet

adjective. ['ˈswiːt'] having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar.

Synonyms

  • treacly
  • saccharine
  • sugary
  • syrupy
  • cloying
  • sweetish

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • sour
  • unfastidious
  • rugged

4. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] low in stature; not tall.

Synonyms

  • stumpy
  • height
  • thickset
  • squab
  • thick
  • low
  • squabby
  • runty
  • chunky
  • half-length
  • pint-size
  • heavyset
  • compact
  • stature
  • squat
  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • little
  • stocky
  • low-set
  • squatty
  • pint-sized
  • dumpy

Antonyms

  • high
  • unabridged
  • loose
  • decompress

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sweet

adjective. ['ˈswiːt'] having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub.

Synonyms

  • angelical
  • angelic
  • loveable
  • seraphic
  • lovable

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • ebb
  • unnaturally
  • tactlessness

6. sweet

adjective. ['ˈswiːt'] pleasing to the ear.

Synonyms

  • mellifluous
  • honeyed
  • mellisonant
  • melodious
  • melodic
  • dulcet

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • largeness
  • bigness
  • strength

7. short

noun. ['ˈʃɔrt'] the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed.

Synonyms

  • baseball diamond
  • piece of ground
  • infield
  • diamond
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • longness
  • untrimmed
  • lengthen
  • open

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] not sufficient to meet a need.

Synonyms

  • inadequate
  • insufficient
  • poor

Antonyms

  • estimable
  • proud
  • anticyclone
  • loud

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. sweet

adjective. ['ˈswiːt'] pleasing to the mind or feeling.

Synonyms

  • gratifying

Antonyms

  • comparable
  • infield

10. sweet

adjective. ['ˈswiːt'] having a natural fragrance.

Synonyms

  • fragrant
  • odorous
  • sweet-scented
  • sweet-smelling
  • perfumed
  • scented

Antonyms

  • cultivated plant
  • dispose
  • indispose
  • stay

Example sentences of the word short-and-sweet


1. Noun Phrase
Throughout the whole short and sweet** video, there's no denying this kitty is pawsitively happy to see its owner.

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