pear-shaped

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

Origin of pear-shaped

First recorded in 1750–60
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Related Words for pear-shaped

elliptical, oblong, ovate, ovoid, pear-shaped

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