Definition of Short-lived

Short-lived a. means: Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.

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Short-lived a. means: Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.

Meaning of Short-lived

Short-lived (a.) means: Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.

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Short-lived (a.): Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.

Lived (a.): Having life; -- used only in composition; as, long-lived; short-lived.

Ephemeral (a.): Short-lived; existing or continuing for a short time only.

Fugacious (a.): Fleeting; lasting but a short time; -- applied particularly to organs or parts which are short-lived as compared with the life of the individual.

Chronoscope (n.): An instrument for measuring minute intervals of time; used in determining the velocity of projectiles, the duration of short-lived luminous phenomena, etc.

Low-lived (a.): Characteristic of, or like, one bred in a low and vulgar condition of life; mean dishonorable; contemptible; as, low-lived dishonesty.

Long-lived (a.): Having a long life; having constitutional peculiarities which make long life probable; lasting long; as, a long-lived tree; they are a longlived family; long-lived prejudices.

Short (superl.): Engaging or engaged to deliver what is not possessed; as, short contracts; to be short of stock. See The shorts, under Short, n., and To sell short, under Short, adv.

Mushroom (a.): Resembling mushrooms in rapidity of growth and shortness of duration; short-lived; ephemerial; as, mushroom cities.

Rota (n.): A short-lived political club established in 1659 by J.Harrington to inculcate the democratic doctrine of election of the principal officers of the state by ballot, and the annual retirement of a portion of Parliament.

Short (superl.): Not long; having brief length or linear extension; as, a short distance; a short piece of timber; a short flight.

Aged (a.): Old; having lived long; having lived almost to or beyond the usual time allotted to that species of being; as, an aged man; an aged oak.

Short (adv.): In a short manner; briefly; limitedly; abruptly; quickly; as, to stop short in one's course; to turn short.

Short (adv.): Not prolonged, or relatively less prolonged, in utterance; -- opposed to long, and applied to vowels or to syllables. In English, the long and short of the same letter are not, in most cases, the long and short of the same sound; thus, the i in ill is the short sound, not of i in isle, but of ee in eel, and the e in pet is the short sound of a in pate, etc. See Quantity, and Guide to Pronunciation, //22, 30.

Short-jointed (a.): Having short intervals between the joints; -- said of a plant or an animal, especially of a horse whose pastern is too short.

Tapir (n.): Any one of several species of large odd-toed ungulates belonging to Tapirus, Elasmognathus, and allied genera. They have a long prehensile upper lip, short ears, short and stout legs, a short, thick tail, and short, close hair. They have three toes on the hind feet, and four toes on the fore feet, but the outermost toe is of little use.

Undwelt (a.): Not lived (in); -- with in.

Lived (imp. & p. p.): of Live

Livable (a.): Such as can be lived.

Macrobiotic (a.): Long-lived.

Postdiluvian (n.): One who lived after the flood.

Antediluvian (n.): One who lived before the Deluge.

Ill-lived (a.): Leading a wicked life.

Codetta (n.): A short passage connecting two sections, but not forming part of either; a short coda.

Short-spoken (a.): Speaking in a quick or short manner; hence, gruff; curt.

Short (superl.): Abrupt; brief; pointed; petulant; as, he gave a short answer to the question.

Jaunt (n.): A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.

Short (superl.): Breaking or crumbling readily in the mouth; crisp; as, short pastry.

Short (superl.): Not extended in time; having very limited duration; not protracted; as, short breath.

Short-handed (a.): Short of, or lacking the regular number of, servants or helpers.

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Meaning of mental mick

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Meaning of FT's

FT's means: Acronym for "Fucking Tourist": Usually used to describe the person driving very slowly in front of you "I'm late dammit, I wish this FT would get moving". Contributor lived right next to the Mississippi River and was overrun each summer with tourists. You can always see them driving 20 mph under the speed limit gawking at everything and generally being a pain in the ass to the locals. (ed: I lived 10 years in London. I know what he means!)

Meaning of stig

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Meaning of a corto plazo

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Meaning of SHORT, SHORT-TIME, SHORT-TIMER

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Meaning of Pad

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Meaning of short bus (ride the ...)

short bus (ride the ...) means: Referring to those 'specially abled'. Generally used in the form of "Yeah, I think he rides the short bus." Derived from school buses in America, where those with wheelchair access and for special schools are about half the length of a normal school bus. Also making reference to someone who is so stupid that you'd think they were mentally handicapped. "He rides the short bus to school!".

Meaning of dinero

dinero means: Money. That dimwit thinks the Gettysburg Address is where Robert E. Lee lived.

Meaning of SHORT DOG

SHORT DOG means: Short dog is American slang for a bottle of cheap wine or spirits.

Meaning of CHUD

CHUD means: From the monster movie "C.H.U.D.", starring primitive dark creatures that lived in sewers

Meaning of short stop

short stop means: A person of diminished stature, i.e. a short arse.

Meaning of flapper

flapper means: An exciting woman in short, stylish skirts and short hair. In her youth Purity was one of the best known flappers in town.

Meaning of flapper

flapper means: An exciting woman in short, stylish skirts and short hair. You can flap your lips all night but I won't change my mind.

Meaning of SHORT OUT

SHORT OUT means: Short out is American slang for to lose one's temper.

Meaning of Wannabe

Wannabe means: Someone that aspires to something but clearly fall short. Short for "want to be", 'poser'

Meaning of Wannabe

Wannabe means: Someone that aspires to something but clearly fall short. Short for "want to be", 'poser'

Meaning of spuggy

spuggy means: Noun. A sparrow. E.g."The only wildlife they ever saw were hundreds of spuggies. You could tell they lived in Newcastle city centre." [N.E./N. Yorkshire use]

Meaning of addlepated

addlepated means: Stupid or foollish. That addlepate Lucinda Head thinks the Gettysburg Address was where Abraham Lincoln lived.

Meaning of moon

moon means: To display bare arse, usually from a car window while traveling through a neighborhood inhabited by, or a house lived in by, a despised group or person.

Meaning of sped

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Meaning of Short-lived

Short-lived means: Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.

Meaning of Lived

Lived means: Having life; -- used only in composition; as, long-lived; short-lived.

Meaning of Ephemeral

Ephemeral means: Short-lived; existing or continuing for a short time only.

Meaning of Fugacious

Fugacious means: Fleeting; lasting but a short time; -- applied particularly to organs or parts which are short-lived as compared with the life of the individual.

Meaning of Chronoscope

Chronoscope means: An instrument for measuring minute intervals of time; used in determining the velocity of projectiles, the duration of short-lived luminous phenomena, etc.

Meaning of Low-lived

Low-lived means: Characteristic of, or like, one bred in a low and vulgar condition of life; mean dishonorable; contemptible; as, low-lived dishonesty.

Meaning of Long-lived

Long-lived means: Having a long life; having constitutional peculiarities which make long life probable; lasting long; as, a long-lived tree; they are a longlived family; long-lived prejudices.

Meaning of Short

Short means: Engaging or engaged to deliver what is not possessed; as, short contracts; to be short of stock. See The shorts, under Short, n., and To sell short, under Short, adv.

Meaning of Mushroom

Mushroom means: Resembling mushrooms in rapidity of growth and shortness of duration; short-lived; ephemerial; as, mushroom cities.

Meaning of Rota

Rota means: A short-lived political club established in 1659 by J.Harrington to inculcate the democratic doctrine of election of the principal officers of the state by ballot, and the annual retirement of a portion of Parliament.

Meaning of Short

Short means: Not long; having brief length or linear extension; as, a short distance; a short piece of timber; a short flight.

Meaning of Aged

Aged means: Old; having lived long; having lived almost to or beyond the usual time allotted to that species of being; as, an aged man; an aged oak.

Meaning of Short

Short means: In a short manner; briefly; limitedly; abruptly; quickly; as, to stop short in one's course; to turn short.

Meaning of Short

Short means: Not prolonged, or relatively less prolonged, in utterance; -- opposed to long, and applied to vowels or to syllables. In English, the long and short of the same letter are not, in most cases, the long and short of the same sound; thus, the i in ill is the short sound, not of i in isle, but of ee in eel, and the e in pet is the short sound of a in pate, etc. See Quantity, and Guide to Pronunciation, //22, 30.

Meaning of Short-jointed

Short-jointed means: Having short intervals between the joints; -- said of a plant or an animal, especially of a horse whose pastern is too short.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Block

Block means: A blockhead; a stupid fellow; a dolt.

Meaning of Jelly

Jelly means: To become jelly; to come to the state or consistency of jelly.

Meaning of Plenitudinarian

Plenitudinarian means: A plenist.

Meaning of Preconsent

Preconsent means: A previous consent.

Meaning of Wammel

Wammel means: To move irregularly or awkwardly; to wamble, or wabble.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of QUIDS−IN

QUIDS−IN means: Quids−in is slang for in profit.

Meaning of on the game

on the game means: Phrs. Working as a prostitute. [Mid 1900s]

Meaning of tongue

tongue means: Verb. To perform cunnilingus.

Meaning of Walk The Chalk

Walk The Chalk means: Walk straight.

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