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General dictionaries General (22 matching dictionaries)
  1. short shrift: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. short shrift: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. short shrift: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. short shrift: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. short shrift: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. short-shrift: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. short shrift: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. short shrift: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. short shrift: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  10. short shrift: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. short shrift: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. short shrift: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. short shrift: Rhymezone [home, info]
  14. short shrift: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  15. short shrift: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  16. short shrift: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  17. short shrift: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  18. short shrift: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  19. Short shrift: World Wide Words [home, info]
  20. Short shrift: Phrase Finder [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. short shrift: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. short shrift: Idioms [home, info]
  2. short shrift: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (short shrift)

noun:  brief and unsympathetic treatment
noun:  a brief and unsympathetic rejection ("They made short shrift of my request")

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