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Definitions and Synonyms of short shrift | Another word for short shrift | What is short shrift?

Definition 1: a brief and unsympathetic rejection - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where short shrift or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they made short shrift of my request

Synonyms for short shrift in the sense of this definition

(short shrift is a kind of ...) the speech act of rejecting

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