pear-shaped

adjective \ ˈper-ˌshāpt \

Definition of pear-shaped

1 : having an oval shape markedly tapering at one end
2 of a vocal tone : free from harshness, thinness, or nasality

First Known Use of pear-shaped

1731

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of pear-shaped for English Language Learners

  • : shaped like a pear


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