shapely

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shape·ly

 (shāp′lē)
adj. shape·li·er, shape·li·est
1. Having a distinct shape.
2. Having a pleasing shape.

shape′li·ness n.

shapely

(ˈʃeɪplɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
(esp of a woman's body or legs) pleasing or attractive in shape
ˈshapeliness n

shape•ly

(ˈʃeɪp li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
having a pleasing shape, esp. with reference to a woman's figure.
[1325–75; re-formation, after shape, of Middle English shaply, schaply]
shape′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shapely - having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape; "a slim waist and shapely legs"
unshapely - not well-proportioned and pleasing in shape; "a stout unshapely woman"

shapely

shapely

adjective
Having a full, voluptuous figure:
Informal: built.
Slang: stacked.
Translations
حَسَن الشَّكْل، جَميل القِوام
pěkně tvarovaný
velformetvelskabt
formás
fagurskapaîur
pekne tvarovaný

shapely

[ˈʃeɪplɪ] ADJ [object] → proporcionado, bien formado; [woman] → con una bonita figura, de buen cuerpo
shapely legspiernas torneadas

shapely

[ˈʃeɪpli] adj [woman] → bien fait(e); [legs] → joli(e)

shapely

adj (+er) figure, womanwohlproportioniert; legs, bustwohlgeformt; carformschön

shapely

[ˈʃeɪplɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (woman) → ben fatto/a

shape

(ʃeip) noun
1. the external form or outline of anything. People are all (of) different shapes and sizes; The house is built in the shape of a letter L.
2. an indistinct form. I saw a large shape in front of me in the darkness.
3. condition or state. You're in better physical shape than I am.
verb
1. to make into a certain shape, to form or model. She shaped the dough into three separate loaves.
2. to influence the nature of strongly. This event shaped his whole life.
3. (sometimes with up) to develop. The team is shaping (up) well.
shaped adjective
having a certain shape. A rugby ball is egg-shaped.
ˈshapeless adjective
lacking shape. She wears a shapeless, baggy coat.
ˈshapelessness noun
ˈshapely adjective
well-formed and having an attractive shape. She has long, shapely legs.
ˈshapeliness noun
in any shape (or form)
at all. I don't accept bribes in any shape or form.
out of shape
not in the proper shape. I sat on my hat and it's rather out of shape.
take shape
to develop into a definite form. My garden is gradually taking shape.
References in periodicals archive ?
Shedding nearly 500 pounds, it is shapelier complimented with C-shaped head and tail lights and an attractive spoiler that are noticeable in a glance.
It looks a lot like the old car but with shapelier curves and a touch more off-road aggression around the plastic wheelarch extensions.
It looks a lot like the old car but with shapelier curves and a touch more offroad aggression around the plastic wheelarch extensions.
Instead of offering the market with the usual column, she did a sleeveless version with a flared hemline to give the dress a shapelier, more updated look designed to appeal to younger women.
APC Packaging's Cilauro comments, "Double walls allow for curved and other shapelier exteriors for bottles, while metallization and custom spraying techniques provide a high-end touch.
One can also achieve reduced double-chin, lesser jowling, a shapelier jawline, and a smaller, V-shaped facial contour.
The vehicle features a wider stance, sleeker shape, deeper door windows and shapelier sides.
Although Maya's smarts are ultimately set aside in favor of her shapelier attributes--as when she stages a diversion by getting hot and heavy with Antonio on the dance floor--she's treated with marginally more respect than the other women on screen, like the pretty, vacant Angela and her increasingly fascistic wedding planner, Cori (Sherri Shepherd).
And it helps plants come back stronger and shapelier.
The effects continue to metabolize for 60 days resulting in further breakdown of fats, making the body slimmer, shapelier and more sculpted.
New York, Aug 06 ( ANI ): In a quest for a larger and shapelier bottom, women across the US are risking their lives for black market procedures, which often involves home-improvement materials such as silicone injected by people with no medical training.
Mr Guiry said: "Beltex pays for me because it leaves a more marketable, lighter weight lamb that commands a premium from buyers that want the smaller, leaner and shapelier lambs that give them more meat per kilogram than other breeds.