- having no definite or regular shape or form: a shapeless mass of clay.
- lacking beauty or elegance of form.
Origin of shapeless
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Examples from the Web for shapeless
What humans choose to do with this shapeless primordial stuff leaking through the cracks can often be almost comical.The Fiery Underground Oil Pit Eating L.A.
December 6, 2014
New mothers want two hammocks made of soft, shapeless cotton sewn together and viewed only in a darkened room.Dita Von Teese, Keep Your Hands Off Our Boobs
August 6, 2014
For women attempting to hide the consequences of illicit congress from the world, shapeless dresses only go so far.The Strange Science Behind Virgin Births
January 22, 2014
And your ceremonial costume… shapeless, uniform, one-size-fits-all.David McCullough at Wellesley Commencement: ‘You Are Not Special’ (Video)
The Daily Beast
June 9, 2012
In one scene, a penitent missus in a shapeless tube dress scratches her head and admits to having crashed the car.Too Sexy for Brazil
October 6, 2011
The pious Llewelyn began his song from the rude and shapeless chaos.
A sound now invaded his ear, from the shapeless rocks behind him.
Vague, shapeless hints at projects rose in his brain as he looked at her.The Market-Place
I felt that she was possessed by some shapeless dread which robbed her of all self-control.The Moon and Sixpence
W. Somerset Maugham
The figures of the others were almost obliterated and shapeless.Snow-Bound at Eagle's
- having no definite shape or forma shapeless mass; a shapeless argument
- lacking a symmetrical or aesthetically pleasing shapea shapeless figure
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Word Origin and History for shapeless
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