Meaning of shorthand
Pronunciation: (shôrt'hand"), [key]
- a method of rapid handwriting using simple strokes, abbreviations, or symbols that designate letters, words, or phrases (distinguished from longhand).
- a simplified or makeshift manner or system of communication: We spoke in a kind of pidgin shorthand to overcome the language barrier.
- using or able to use shorthand.
- written in shorthand.
- of or pertaining to shorthand.
- shorthand (Thesaurus)