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"shapeless" in British English

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shapelessadjective

uk   /ˈʃeɪp.ləs/  us   /ˈʃeɪp.ləs/
shapelessly
adverb uk   /ˈʃeɪp.ləs.li/  us   /ˈʃeɪp.ləs.li/
Her clothes hung shapelessly (= loosely and without fitting well) on her.
shapelessness
noun [U] uk   /ˈʃeɪp.ləs.nəs/  us   /ˈʃeɪp.ləs.nəs/
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"shapeless" in American English

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shapelessadjective

 us   /ˈʃeɪp·ləs/ disapproving
(of an object) not having an appearance that you consider clear, pleasing, or correct: Summer and winter she wore the same array of faded gingham dresses and shapeless sweaters.
(Definition of shapeless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shapeless”
in Arabic بَشِع, لا شَكل لَه…
in Korean 볼품없는…
in Portuguese disforme, sem forma…
in Catalan amorf, sense forma…
in Japanese 形がぼやけた, 不格好な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不成形的,没有形状的…
in Turkish şekilsiz, biçimsiz…
in Russian бесформенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不成形的,沒有形狀的…
in Italian informe…
in Polish bezkształtny…
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“shapeless” in British English

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