What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it? November 15, 2017 By admin What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it? AnswerShort Add the letter ‘er’ and it becomes the word ‘Shorter’. Check out more riddles at Riddlesly. A Lot More:What is a word made up of 4 letters?A seven letter word containing thousands of lettersEnglish word retains the same pronunciationWhat heavy seven letter word?What has 10 letters and starts with gas?How many letters are there in the alphabet?