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Definitions and Synonyms of sawn-off | Another word for sawn-off | What is sawn-off?

Definition 1: cut short - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sawn-off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sawed-off shotgun
  • a sawed-off broomstick
  • the shortened rope was easier to use

Synonyms for sawn-off in the sense of this definition

(sawn-off is similar to ...) (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length

"short skirts" "short hair" "the board was a foot short" "a short toss"

Definition 2: well below average height - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for sawn-off in the sense of this definition

(sawn-off is similar to ...) low in stature; not tall

"he was short and stocky" "short in stature" "a short smokestack" "a little man"

(sawn-off is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

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