Definition of shipshape in English:

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shipshape

Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌSHāp/

adjective

In good order; trim and neat: he checked that everything was shipshape
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  • He shuttles her to the tops of mountains for practice runs, keeps their 52-foot sailboat shipshape, and makes sure she doesn't completely lose touch with the world beyond dirt and chain lube.
  • We thought it would make an amazing base - although we've averaged 16 hours a day for several months since March to get the place shipshape.
  • For generations they were the hub of Yorkshire's fishing industry - where families worked together to mend nets, bait lines, and ensure everything was shipshape for harvesting the sea.

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Syllabification: ship·shape

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