Simple Definition of shipshape
: clean, neat, and tidy : organized and in good condition
Examples of shipshape in a sentence
I like to keep my car shipshape.
Everything had to be shipshape before we could sell the house.
Origin of shipshape
short for earlier shipshapen, from ship + shapen, archaic past participle of shape
First Known Use: 1769
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