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  1. friend/homie. "Holla at your boy 'What's the problem shorty?'" -- Jay-Z featuring Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Memphis Bleek (1-900-Hustler [2000]).
  2. Female, like baby or honey. "I got myself a shorty, I got myself a forty" -- Wu Tang Clan (Method Man).
  3. A seven ounce bottle of beer.
  4. A child or teenager. "Shorty Wanna Be A Thug" -- 2Pac or "She was spose to buy ya shorty Tyco with ya money" -- "Gold digger" Kanye West f.Jamie Foxx
  5. Girlfriend or bitch one can call for some ass
  6. sawed-off shotgun "like a 12 gauge shawty" ("Hail Mary", 2Pac, Makaveli)