adjective shape·less \ˈshā-pləs\

: not having a particular or definite shape

: not having the usual or normal shape

: not organized or arranged in a way that is clear and understandable

Full Definition of SHAPELESS

:  having no definite shape
a :  deprived of usual or normal shape :  misshapen <a shapeless old hat>
b :  not shapely
shape·less·ly adverb
shape·less·ness noun

Examples of SHAPELESS

  1. an old, shapeless baseball cap
  2. <right now this clay is just a shapeless lump, but wait until I'm done sculpting it>

First Known Use of SHAPELESS

14th century


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