Definition of shapely in English:


Line breaks: shape¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈʃeɪpli

adjective (shapelier, shapeliest)

(Especially of a woman or part of her body) having an attractive or well-proportioned shape: however much she ate it made no difference to her shapely figure
More example sentences
  • She too was a licensed chiropractor but unlike him she was an attractive, shapely woman who looked good in a skirt.
  • Bodies are well represented, and the women are shapely, but the facial characteristics are distinctly anime.
  • it's probably safe to say that most women want one thing from weightlifting - a lean, shapely body.
well proportioned, well formed, well shaped, attractive, clean-limbed;
curvaceous, voluptuous, sexy, opulent, full-figured, Junoesque, rounded, buxom, full-bosomed
informal curvy, hot
archaic comely



More example sentences
  • Before this happens, I hope the blogosphere, using its collective, distributed nodes of intelligence, can determine why it's OK to admire the shapeliness of some 18-year-olds but not others.
  • He has personally received a lot of compliments for the shapeliness of his pins in high heels.
  • But when you take cuttings from valuable landscape plants such as cedar, fir, juniper, pine, spruce, and redwood, do it carefully to preserve the plant's health and shapeliness.

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