Meaning of short-handed in English:



Translate short-handed into Spanish


  • 1Not having enough or the usual number of staff or crew.

    ‘the kitchen was a bit short-handed’
    • ‘the management worked short-handed’
    understaffed, short-handed, undermanned, below strength
  • 2Ice Hockey
    (of a goal) scored by a team playing with fewer players on the ice than their opponent.

    1. 2.1(of a situation) occurring while or because a team has fewer than six players on the ice.