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  1. of a definite form, shape, or character (often used in combination): a U-shaped driveway.
  2. designed to fit a particular form, body, or contour: a shaped garment.
  3. Furniture. having other than a plane surface.
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Origin of shaped

First recorded in 1530–40; shape + -ed2
Related formswell-shaped, adjective
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Examples from the Web for well-shaped

Historical Examples

  • But do you not know,” replied Socrates, “that some bodies are well-shaped and others not?

    The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates


  • Giovanelli lifted his well-shaped eyebrows and showed his brilliant teeth.

    Daisy Miller

    Henry James

  • Their features full and well-shaped with large, Roman noses.

  • Joan was beautiful, well-shaped, dark-haired, and charming in her manner.

  • The way to do it is this: Get a clean, well-shaped fresh egg.

British Dictionary definitions for well-shaped


adjective (well shaped when postpositive)
  1. (of physical attributes) having a good shape aesthetically or for a certain functionher well-shaped teeth
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