unshapely

adjective
un·​shape·​ly | \ˌən-ˈshā-plē \
unshapelier; unshapeliest

Definition of unshapely 

: not having a regular or pleasing shape : not shapely Frequently the book seems compiled rather than composed, facts and fiction accreting into a formidable but unshapely mass.— R. Z. Sheppard

Other Words from unshapely

unshapeliness noun

First Known Use of unshapely

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near unshapely

unshaken

unshamed

unshaped

unshapely

unshapen

unshared

unsharp

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