Definition of Shapelier

1. Adjective. (comparative of shapely) ¹



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Definition of Shapelier

1. shapely [adj] - See also: shapely

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shapelier

shape memory alloys
shape note
shape poem
shape up
shape up or ship out
shapeable
shaped
shaped up
shapedness
shapeless
shapelessly
shapelessness
shapelessnesses
shapelet
shapelets
shapelier (current term)
shapeliest
shapeliness
shapelinesses
shapely
shapen
shaper
shapers
shapes
shapes up
shapeshift
shapeshifted
shapeshifter
shapeshifters
shapeshifting

Literary usage of Shapelier

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"The literary technique is so much better than Scott's; the story is so much shapelier, the style so much clearer and quicker, the diction so much more ..."

2. The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest; the by Upton Sinclair (1915)
"And now our shapelier waves of sound break into a mere foam of oath and shriek. At times there is an interval of silence more awful than the tumult; ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"... golden bloom : But mingling now the verdant Broom, With flow'r« of rival lustre deck'd, Uplifts its shapelier form erect. ..."

4. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"Haply her truant tresses mock Some coronal of shapelier block, To wit, the bounding billy-cock. Withal she hath a loaded gun, Whereat the pheasants, ..."

5. Heroines of Fiction by William Dean Howells (1903)
"The literary technique is so much better than Scott's; the story is so much shapelier, the style so much clearer and quicker, the diction so much more ..."

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