in the shape of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the shape of

1 :shaped like
  • a cookie in the shape of a heart
2 used to indicate the type of thing that is being described, thought of, etc.
  • They offered help in the shape of a loan.

Word by Word Definitions

shape play
  1. : form, create

  2. : ordain, decree

  3. : to adapt in shape so as to fit neatly and closely

  1. : the visible makeup characteristic of a particular item or kind of item

  2. : spatial form or contour

  3. : a standard or universally recognized spatial form


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