What does shorty mean?

A fine female

A shorty is a female, most likely a girlfriend or female friend. The term is commonly meant to describe an attractive female.

Shorty was made popular by rappers in the early 2000s, like 50 Cent. The term may also appear as shortie or shawty.


Hey Drew, who was that shorty you were talking to last night?

50 Cent's popular "In Da Club" song

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Updated June 13, 2019

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