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shapely Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape
    • a slim waist and shapely legs
WordNet

Shape"ly adjective
Wordforms
comparative Shapelier ; superlative Shapeliest
Definitions
  1. Well-formed; having a regular shape; comely; symmetrical. T. Warton.
    Waste sandy valleys, once perplexed with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn. Pope.
    Where the shapely column stood. Couper.
  2. Fit; suitable. Obs.
    Shaply for to be an alderman. Chaucer.

Webster 1913