Another word for short
Not long in space
low, skimpy, slight, not tall, not long, undersized, little, abbreviated, dwarfish, stubby, squat, stunted, stocky, diminutive, tiny, small, dwarf, dwarfed, close to the ground, dumpy, chunky, thickset, compact, stumpy*, sawed-off*, runty*, pint-sized*, half-pint*, pocket-sized*.
Not long in time
brief, curtailed, cut short, not protracted, concise, unprolonged, unsustained, laconic, condensed, terse, succinct, pithy, summary, pointed, crisp, precise, bare, abridged, abbreviated, summarized, aphoristic, epigrammatic, compressed, compact, short-term, short-lived, fleeting, quick, hasty; see also fleeting.
short and brief are opposites of long in their application to duration a short, or brief, interval, although short often implies incompleteness or curtailment short notice, to make short work of it and brief often emphasizes compactness, conciseness, etc. a brief review; short is usually used where spatial extent is referred to a short way from herefall short
as a nickname, familiarly, commonly.
Another word for shortadjective
Not long in time or duration:brief. See big, fast
Accomplished in very little time:brief, expeditious, fast, flying, hasty, hurried, quick, rapid, speedy, swift. See fast
Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen:brief, compendious, concise, laconic, lean2, succinct, summary, terse. See big, style, words
Rudely unceremonious:abrupt, blunt, brief, brusque, crusty, curt, gruff, short-spoken. See attitude
Not enough to meet a demand or requirement:deficient, inadequate, insufficient, scarce, shy1, under, wanting. See big, excess