A verb meaning failure to meet expectations. When said the short part is often a higher tone then the rest of the phrase.
* some dweeb gets a question wrong after raising his hand

Me: coming up SHORT
by margery stewart baxter April 26, 2012
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What it's called when a man has sex with a short woman
Rob: Dude where were you last night?
Dave: Sorry man ... I was busy coming up short
Rob: You did Marissa?! isn't she only like 4'11"?
Dave: 4'10" actually.
by robbitthehobbit July 15, 2009

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