Large and Short


Large adjective - Of a size greater than average of its kind.

Short is an antonym for large in big topic.

Nearby Words: largely, largeness, largish


Short adjective - Having relatively little height.
Usage example: a lot of boys are shorter than the girls in middle school, but they quickly catch up by high school

Large is an antonym for short in topics: abrupt, insufficient, crumbly, abridged, not tall.

Both words in one sentence

  • Pointy Ears In character creation, the one slider "Ear Shape" allows various ears shapes: large human ears to short human ears, then short pointy ears to long pointy ears.
    Source: Pointy Ears
  • Teens Are Short He just looks short compared to other people in the Britannian royal family who are unreasonably large.
  • He also wrote a large number of short stories, including "Alamagoosa", which won the first-ever Hugo Award for Best Short Story.
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