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 and Etymology of shipshape
short for earlier shipshapen, from ship + shapen, archaic past participle of shape
First Known Use: 1769See Words from the same year
SHIPSHAPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shipshape for English Language Learners
: clean, neat, and tidy : organized and in good condition
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