Definition of Shapeless

1. Adjective. Having no definite form or distinct shape. "A shapeless mass of protoplasm"

Exact synonyms: Amorphous, Formless
Similar to: Unformed
Derivative terms: Shapelessness



2. Adjective. Lacking symmetry or attractive form. "A shapeless hat on his head"
Similar to: Unshapely
Derivative terms: Shapelessness

Definition of Shapeless

1. a. Destitute of shape or regular form; wanting symmetry of dimensions; misshapen; -- opposed to shapely.

Definition of Shapeless

1. Adjective. without shape ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shapeless

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shapeless

shape
shape-shifter
shape-shifters
shape-up
shape constancy
shape memory alloy
shape memory alloys
shape note
shape poem
shape up
shape up or ship out
shapeable
shaped
shaped up
shapedness
shapeless (current term)
shapelessly
shapelessness
shapelessnesses
shapelet
shapelets
shapelier
shapeliest
shapeliness
shapelinesses
shapely
shapen
shaper
shapers
shapes

Literary usage of Shapeless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"shapeless. I'll be a Brig when ye're a shapeless cairn ! The Brigs of Ayr. 7. ... S. Where, thro* a shapeless breach, his stream resounds. ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... and a large shapeless building containing twenty-four figures of Vishnu and his various avatars, carved in good style in a close-grained green stone. ..."

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