adjective \ˈshā-plē\

: having an attractive shape or form


Full Definition of SHAPELY

:  having a regular or pleasing shape
:  orderly and consistent in arrangement or plan <shapely essays>
shape·li·ness noun

Examples of SHAPELY

  1. She has a shapely figure.
  2. <a shapely blonde who served as eye candy in numerous Hollywood movies>

First Known Use of SHAPELY

14th century


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