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Definition of "shapeless" [shape•less]

  • Lacking a definite shape. (adjective)
  • Lacking symmetrical or attractive form; not shapely. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shapeless" in a sentence
  • "(And of course one of the obvious reasons why lab coats are pretty shapeless is that they are designed to fit over your clothing, which may or may not be form fitting.)"
  • "Even the gaunt women in shapeless garments who always came to the door to watch the wagon train go by were not unlike the stiff wooden figures of Mrs. Noah."
  • "This seems to render the name shapeless and improbable."