Has more than one meaning but is generally a term to describe a young woman amongst urban minorities. Shorty can mean:

- A female that is usually young in age/around her teens that is attractive.

- The man will use the term "shorty" to get the attention of a female that he is not familiar with but looking to talk to and possibly get her phone number.

- A man can also refer to a female as his shorty to imply her status as only being a just a girl friend that he chills with and more than often is also his fuck partner. She could be his woman on the side or one of other women he has a sexual relationship with.

- A man can either refer to a girl as shorty meaning that he doesn't care for her anymore than a girl friend or fuck partner. Or he can refer to the female as shorty implying that she is his down ass chick.
"Ay, check shorty out with that bangin' ass body."

"Ay shorty! What's your name?"

1: "Who was that fine ass female you were ridin' wit the other day ma dude?"

2: "Naw, that's just my shorty right there. She always down for whateva."
by m-t-a July 01, 2006
"Shorty" stems from the term "short list" (of guests to invite), and is a term of endearment for someone who is at the top of your list.
You're my shorty, you have to come to my party.
by MoonchildCH August 20, 2010
Really good skateboards.
"That shits got pop," shortys slogan.
by cartman5000 July 25, 2004
a skateboarding company
I just bought a Shorty's shirt at Pac Sun
by Anonymous March 16, 2003
A young person or your child
I heard shorty got locked up and now they're trying him like an adult.
by herndon720 November 29, 2011
1. A cute girl or female
2. Your boo
"Only thing that keep me up when im feelin' down I dont know 'bout you but I keep mine around cuz I done look I done search and its hard to find anotha shorty like miiiiine..." Bow Wow and Chris Brown
by Amina November 28, 2006
according to black people it means a girl, according to white people it means a small person or dwarf
from the artist "Lil' Scrappy". "I got money in the bank
shorty what you drank"
that's in a black person's view, for white people it's like " hey pals, lets go to the annual short people throwing competition."

by Cho Momz November 28, 2006
Urban / hip-hop culture based term for children with reference to their short stature. Often encountered among lyrics for rap music. There is also an infered context that the so referenced children are targets for potential underage sexual liasion.
Dat school yard fulla shorties!

R. Kelly was known for his love of the shorties.
by feca August 30, 2006

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