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Definitions for shapely
ˈʃeɪp lishape·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shapelyadjective

    having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape

    "a slim waist and shapely legs"


  1. shapelyadjective

    Having a pleasing shape, pleasant to look at.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shapelyadverb

    Symmetrical; well formed.

    Etymology: from shape.


  1. shapely

    Shapely typically refers to having a pleasing or attractive shape, form, or figure. This can be applied to various contexts like a person's body, a piece of sculpture, a structure, or even a plot in a story. It is often used to denote bodily curves or outlines that are aesthetically pleasing or proportioned according to conventional standards of beauty. However, its interpretation may vary based on cultural and personal preferences.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shapely

    well-formed; having a regular shape; comely; symmetrical

  2. Shapely

    fit; suitable

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shapely in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shapely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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