a non-specific insult, usu. aimed at a short person.
|Mint (1955) 108: Look me in the face, you short-arsed little fuck-pig.|
|Steptoe and Son [TV script] Silly short-arsed git.‘Loathe Story’|
|Minder [TV script] 61: Albert Wendell. Twenty stone of short-arsed nastiness.‘Get Daley!’|
|Portrait Artist’s Wife 247: Jason, a short-arsed barrel-chested model.|
|Grits 97: A looked over at the bar like an saw iss fuckin short-arsed twat in a blew jumper.|
|Sydney Morn. Herald 27 Feb. 8/5: Then emerged a ‘little short-arsed fellow’.|