Definition of boat-shaped in English:

boat-shaped

adjective

  • 1Botany
    Resembling a boat in shape. Frequently Botany.

  • 2Fashion. Designating a wide neckline on a garment, especially a dress, that sits just below the collarbone.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Lee (1715–1795), nurseryman. From boat + shaped.

Pronunciation

boat-shaped

/ˈbəʊtʃeɪpt/