Definition of "Shortly" :
adverb: in the near future
"The book will appear shortly."
adverb: for a short time
"He was at the airport shortly before she was expected to arrive."
adverb: at a short distance
"The hem fell shortly below her knees."
adverb: in a concise manner; in a few words
"To put it shortly."
adverb: in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
"He said shortly that he didn't like it."