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Meaning of "a shingle short" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A SHINGLE SHORT

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A SHINGLE SHORT

a pretty penny
a priori
A road
a run for one´s money
A series
A shares
a shot across someone´s bows
a shoulder to cry on
a sight
a sight for sore eyes
A sizes
a slap in the face
a slap on the back
a slap on the wrist
a soda
a sop to Cerberus
a spider´s web of sth
a sticky end
a stout heart
a stroke

WORDS THAT END LIKE A SHINGLE SHORT

caught short
cohort
cut a long story short
dehort
exhort
fall short
for short
go short
in short
Pepin the Short
redshort
sell short
short
ultrashort
whort

Synonyms and antonyms of a shingle short in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a shingle short» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A SHINGLE SHORT

Find out the translation of a shingle short to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a shingle short from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a shingle short» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

木瓦短
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una teja corta
570 millions of speakers

English

a shingle short
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कम एक तख़्ती
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ل وحة خشبية قصيرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

галечный короткая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma telha curto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি শিংগল সংক্ষিপ্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un bardeau court
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sirap pendek
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eine kurze Kies
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

短いシングル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

짧은 싱글
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

A short shingle
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một ván lợp ngắn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு கூழாங்கல் குறுகிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक शिंगल लघु
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kısa boylu bir parça
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una tegola breve
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kamienista krótki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гальковий коротка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o șindrilă scurt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μια βοτσαλωτή μικρή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n naambord kort
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en singel kort
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en singel kort
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a shingle short

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A SHINGLE SHORT»

The term «a shingle short» is used very little and occupies the 177.932 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A SHINGLE SHORT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a shingle short

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A SHINGLE SHORT»

Discover the use of a shingle short in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a shingle short and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
1958 ~ a shingle short lacking a full complement of intelligence AUSTRALIA, 1844 From 'shingle' (a wooden roofing tile), thus 'a shingle short of a roof. • Sometimes I think you're a shingle short Bazza. — The Adventures ofBarry McKenzie, ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
... shindywith its sense-history very similar to that of shine, shines, nn—2.? hence, copulation between human beings: from ca. 1870. shiney. See shiny. shiney-rag. See win the shiny-rag. shingle. In be, or have, a shingle short, ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
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The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
a shingle short lacking a full complement of intelligence. From 'shingle' (a wooden roofing tile), thus 'a shingle short ofa roof' AUSTRALIA, 1844 shining time noun starting time for work US, 1946 Shinner noun a member of Sinn Fein IRELAND, ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007
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Phraseology and Culture in English
In nineteenth century Australian English, the latter was relexified as a shingle loose or a shingle short, in terms of the wooden shingles used then as roofing material. The second formulation has provided the pattern for numerous twentieth  ...
Paul Skandera, 2007
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The Standard Dictionary of English Slang
A shingle short : a tile loose. tSipfif $1. Shingle-tramper — A coastguardsman. 7K5f- Shinplaster — A U.S. or Canadian bill (bank note) for 25 cents. %m-3.)m&* &KS.frZ&^. Shinscraper— The treadmill. g$. Ship-husband— A sailor who seldom ...
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The Spectacular Modern Woman: Feminine Visibility in the 1920s
... as well, upsetting long-held traditions and bewildering their husbands. A short story in the Australian Woman's Mirror was introduced by the dilemma of husbands and wives negotiating the fashion for a shingle (short hair) and, inadvertently, ...
Liz Conor, 2004
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Dissociation and Wholeness in Patrick White's Fiction
You'll think I'm a shingle short! Don't know what the woman thought or felt. There was this language difficulty, see? When suddenly she let out a yell. . . . But she only lay there, poor cow, sort of smiling and crying-—arm across 'er eyes.
Laurence Steven, 1989
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Forbidden Words: Taboo and the Censoring of Language
... cards short of a full deck; one sandwich short of a picnic; two cans short of a six -pack; two bob short of a quid; not the full quid; a shingle short; a shrub short of a herbaceous border; and perhaps he's lost his marbles. This kind of ...
Keith Allan, Kate Burridge, 2006
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Kel Richards' Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Much older is 'a shingle short of a roof', which seems to go back to at least the 1840s. Another classic is 'a few bricks short of a load' – but the list is a long one. It includes: 'a button short of a shirt', 'a bite short of a biscuit', 'a sandwich short ofa ...
Kel Richards, 2013
10
Concise Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors
Has a slate off/slipped/loose [nEng]/a tile loose/a shingle short [NZ]. Is half-witted, mentally lacking. There may be snow on the roof, but there's fire in the furnace. White-headed, but still amorous. Set in concrete. Finally arranged, fixed, resolved  ...
Dick Wilkinson, 2013

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« EDUCALINGO. A shingle short [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/a-shingle-short>. May 2019 ».
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