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1. short-grass

noun. any of various grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions; common on the dry upland plains just east of the Rocky Mountains.

Synonyms

  • shortgrass

Antonyms

  • uncover

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Words that Rhyme with Short Grass

  • middle-class
  • smartass
  • contrasts
  • lambastes
  • forecasts
  • vanasse
  • umass
  • surpass
  • repass
  • outlasts
  • impasse
  • depass
  • alsace
  • plasse
  • plass
  • plas
  • morass
  • krass
  • kras
  • klass
  • klas
  • harass
  • grasse
  • glass
  • glas
  • crass
  • class
  • brass
  • bras
  • blass

2. short-term

adjective. ['ˌʃɔrtˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a limited period.

Synonyms

  • short-run

Antonyms

  • tall
  • high

3. grass

noun. ['ˈgræs'] narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay.

Synonyms

  • wheat-grass
  • scutch grass
  • dallisgrass
  • Festuca elatior
  • sandspur
  • goat grass
  • Muhlenbergia schreberi
  • cocksfoot
  • beach grass
  • Cynodon plectostachyum
  • French rye
  • hardinggrass
  • velvet grass
  • cord grass
  • paspalum
  • sword grass
  • gardener's garters
  • burgrass
  • buffalo grass
  • munj
  • gramineous plant
  • lemongrass
  • giant star grass
  • nimblewill
  • wheatgrass
  • Stenotaphrum secundatum
  • doob
  • crabgrass
  • Arrhenatherum elatius
  • meadow grass
  • Phleum pratense
  • sheep fescue
  • gramma grass
  • evergreen grass
  • meadow fescue
  • broom grass
  • Saccharum bengalense
  • birdseed grass
  • ryegrass
  • brome
  • tall-grass
  • Bahama grass
  • Cortaderia richardii
  • Aegilops triuncalis
  • Pennistum villosum
  • Phalaris aquatica
  • toetoe
  • bromegrass
  • Saccharum munja
  • Cynodon dactylon
  • Bahia grass
  • tall oat grass
  • gramma
  • graminaceous plant
  • wild rye
  • Cenchrus tribuloides
  • cordgrass
  • lady's laces
  • nimble Will
  • rush grass
  • sheep's fescue
  • cereal grass
  • Holcus lanatus
  • tall meadow grass
  • cereal
  • meadowgrass
  • Bermuda grass
  • knotgrass
  • lemon grass
  • bent grass
  • Andropogon furcatus
  • Pennisetum ruppelii
  • bent-grass
  • rush-grass
  • blue grass
  • lyme grass
  • tallgrass
  • Yorkshire fog
  • fountain grass
  • Cortaderia selloana
  • bluegrass
  • reed grass
  • Paspalum notatum
  • silver grass
  • Phalaris arundinacea
  • St. Augustine grass
  • ribbon grass
  • Andropogon gerardii
  • cockspur
  • shortgrass
  • plume grass
  • Buchloe dactyloides
  • canary grass
  • Phalaris tuberosa
  • bunchgrass
  • Paspalum distichum
  • fescue grass
  • love grass
  • midgrass
  • zoysia
  • Phalaris canariensis
  • false oat
  • devil grass
  • toe toe
  • feathertop
  • fescue
  • Pennisetum setaceum
  • bay grass
  • bur grass
  • dropseed
  • drop-seed
  • dallis grass
  • reed canary grass
  • sandbur
  • star grass
  • Paspalum dilatatum
  • timothy
  • Holcus mollis
  • field sandbur
  • pampas grass
  • crab grass
  • Harding grass
  • toowomba canary grass
  • finger grass
  • grama
  • Dactylis glomerata
  • bluestem
  • herd's grass
  • short-grass
  • Arundo richardii
  • blue stem
  • grama grass
  • orchard grass
  • bent
  • bunch grass
  • plumed tussock
  • rye grass
  • Festuca ovina
  • feathertop grass
  • munja
  • creeping soft grass

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • sell
  • overstate
  • deceive

Etymology

  • gras (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

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. grass

verb. ['ˈgræs'] shoot down, of birds.

Synonyms

  • hit
  • pip

Antonyms

  • cork
  • lock
  • bar

Etymology

  • gras (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. short

adverb. ['ˈʃɔrt'] quickly and without warning.

Synonyms

  • dead
  • suddenly

Antonyms

  • prolix
  • disesteem
  • lie

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word short-grass


1. Noun Phrase
Semiarid, or steppe, regions are comprised of grasslands characterized by short grasses and scattered small bushes or sagebrush.

2. Noun Phrase
Buffalo grass grows mainly in western counties, which is also is called “short grass country,” notes City-Data.com.

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