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pear-shaped

[ pair-sheypt ]
/ ˈpɛərˌʃeɪpt /
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adjective
having the shape of a pear; tapering near the top and bulging toward the base or bottom: a pear-shaped vase.
(of a vocal tone) clear, resonant, and without harshness; full-bodied.
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Origin of pear-shaped

First recorded in 1750–60
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