What does SHAWTY mean?

A slang term for an attractive female or girlfriend that is generally affectionate.

Other definitions of SHAWTY:

  • A nickname for a highly attractive female that you are crushing on. Used when being honest about your feelings and stating your interest. This can sometimes be spelled "shorty" as well.
  • May sometimes be a very obvious and often derogatory term for a shorter than average person, though this is likely spelled "shorty".
  • May sometimes refer to a young person who is new to an activity, much like a newbie. Often used in reference to gang membership or lifestyle.
  • A short length of cable, used to connect two electronic devices (though this is often spelled shorty).

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How to use the term

  • Hey shawty. How you doing? Let me get you a drink.

  • Why don't you go get the ladder, shawty?

  • Look, shawty: we need you on the corner looking out for po. If you see anyone, we need you to holla out.

  • Hand me that ethernet shawty and we can test this setup.

Video related to SHAWTY


Shawty [Featuring T Pain] (video) [Main] | PliesWord, YouTube

  • A Song that mentions "SHAWTY."
  • A 2007 American rap single by rapper Plies, featuring singer-songwriter T-Pain. It is the lead single from his debut studio album, The Real Testament.

    In the song, both artist praise beautiful women in their life who they consider their own "shawties".

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