short on one end

short on one end

Shorter than is normal or typical. My right leg is a little short on one end due to getting polio as a child. We managed to squeeze a tiny bathroom in the space beneath the stairs, so the door into it is a bit short on one end.
See also: end, on, one, short
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(little) short on one end

Rur. short. You'll recognize Bill right away. He's got red hair, and he's a little short on one end. He's not small; he's just short on one end. The barber cut my hair a little short on one end.
See also: end, on, one, short
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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