Definition of keyboard shortcut in US English:

keyboard shortcut

noun

  • A key or combination of keys providing quick access to a particular function within a computer program.

    ‘here are some handy keyboard shortcuts for basic navigation’
    • ‘To see the full text being suggested, the user types a keyboard shortcut or clicks on the desired line number.’
    • ‘Keyboard shortcuts can now be customized to fit the user or a particular job.’
    • ‘At the top of the programme window, you see some keyboard shortcuts.’
    • ‘The strategic interface is mouse-driven with keyboard shortcuts.’
    • ‘Databases can be switched manually with a keyboard shortcut.’