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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
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Another word niggas use to call out to a female that they like seein.
by lildmami September 04, 2008
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(Shaw-dee) (n) Mentally Challenged individuals who ride the short bus.
Look at dem shawties (shorty) gettin off the short bus.
by Caustic Kitten December 15, 2007
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A kid. Esp. male. Used with kids you don't know, or as affection or to distinguish kid from older family or adult in the social group who have the same name or nickname.

Also used as "shortie", "lil shortie". Plural "shorties" - i.e. the kids..
"Hey shortie, where's your dad?" "We're gonna get a bounce tent for the shorties".
by Josie Diamond June 18, 2005
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A prematurely extinguished cigarette. This term is common among non-working teenagers who aren't actually old enough to smoke, who put out a cigarette half way through and save it for later.
I needed a cigarette SO bad and then I remembered I had a shorty in a zip-loc under my bed, so I went around back of the house and smoked it.
by sexNpoprocks September 07, 2003
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Children; offspring
"I love all my shorty daddies"

"Props to all my shorties."
by Latisha June 04, 2002
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A female companion in whome you enjoy spending party and intamate time with. However you would probably never take her out to dinner or let her meet your mother.
"Hey shorty, u down for the club, few drinks, then after hours at my spot this weekend?.... Hit me up then... see u aroud...."
by siguy August 18, 2009
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