shapeless

  • 1Shapeless — Shape less, a. Destitute of shape or regular form; wanting symmetry of dimensions; misshapen; opposed to {shapely}. {Shape less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. Pope. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2shapeless — index disordered, indefinite, indeterminate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3shapeless — *formless, unformed Analogous words: *rude, rough, crude Antonyms: shapely Contrasted words: proportionate, *proportional, commensurate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4shapeless — [adj] formless abnormal, amorphic, amorphous, anomalous, assymetrical, baggy, deformed, disfigured, embryonic, ill formed, inchoate, indefinite, indeterminate, indistinct, invisible, irregular, malformed, misshapen, mutilated, nebulous,… …

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  • 5shapeless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking definite or attractive shape. DERIVATIVES shapelessly adverb shapelessness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6shapeless — [shāp′lis] adj. 1. without distinct or regular shape or form 2. without a pleasing or symmetrical shape; unshapely shapelessly adv. shapelessness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7Shapeless — Infobox Album Name = Shapeless Type = studio Artist = Buck Tick Released = August 24, 1994 Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Producer = Reviews = Last album = Darker Than Darkness style93 (1993) This album = Shapeless (1994) Next album =… …

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  • 8shapeless — shape|less [ ʃeıpləs ] adjective 1. ) without a definite shape: a shapeless garment 2. ) not organized or arranged in an effective way: a shapeless novel 3. ) MAINLY LITERARY not easily described: a shapeless fear ╾ shape|less|ly adverb ╾… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9shapeless — shape|less [ˈʃeıpləs] adj 1.) not having a clear or definite shape ▪ a shapeless dress 2.) something such as a book or a plan that is shapeless does not seem to have a clear structure >shapelessly adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10shapeless — [[t]ʃe͟ɪpləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is shapeless does not have a distinct or attractive shape. Aunt Mary never wore anything but shapeless black dresses …

    English dictionary

  • 11shapeless — adjective 1 not having a clear or definite shape: Why should fat women have to wear baggy, shapeless dresses? 2 something such as a book or a plan that is shapeless does not seem to have a clear structure shapelessly adverb shapelessness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12shapeless — adjective 1) shapeless lumps Syn: formless, amorphous, unformed, indefinite 2) a shapeless dress Syn: baggy, saggy, ill fitting, sacklike, oversized, unshapely, formless …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13shapeless — UK [ˈʃeɪpləs] / US adjective 1) without a definite shape a shapeless garment 2) not organized or arranged in an effective way a shapeless novel Derived words: shapelessly adverb shapelessness noun uncountable …

    English dictionary

  • 14shapeless — adjective Date: 14th century 1. having no definite shape 2. a. deprived of usual or normal shape ; misshapen < a shapeless old hat > b. not shapely • shapelessly adverb • shapelessness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15shapeless — shapelessly, adv. shapelessness, n. /shayp lis/, adj. 1. having no definite or regular shape or form: a shapeless mass of clay. 2. lacking beauty or elegance of form. [1250 1300; SHAPE + LESS; r. ME scaples] * * * …

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  • 16shapeless — adj. Shapeless is used with these nouns: ↑dress …

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