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shapely

adjective shape·ly \ˈshā-plē\

: having an attractive shape or form

shape·li·ershape·li·est

Full Definition of SHAPELY

1
:  having a regular or pleasing shape
2
:  orderly and consistent in arrangement or plan <shapely essays>
shape·li·ness noun
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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
SHAPELIEST Defined for Kids

shapely

adjective shape·ly \ˈshā-plē\
shape·li·ershape·li·est

Definition of SHAPELY for Kids

:  having a pleasing shape or form

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