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shapeless

adjective uk   us   /ˈʃeɪp.ləs/
without a clear form or structure: My clay pot ended up as just a shapeless lump. His ideas are interesting, but they're rather shapeless.
shapelessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Her clothes hung shapelessly (= loosely and without fitting well) on her.
shapelessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “shapeless”
in Korean 볼품없는…
in Arabic بَشِع, لا شَكل لَه…
in Portuguese disforme, sem forma…
in Catalan amorf, sense forma…
in Japanese 形がぼやけた, 不格好な…
in Italian informe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不成形的,沒有形狀的…
in Russian бесформенный…
in Turkish şekilsiz, biçimsiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不成形的,没有形状的…
in Polish bezkształtny…
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