Definition of shapely in English:

shapely

adjective

  • (especially of a woman or part of her body) having an attractive or well-proportioned shape:

    ‘however much she ate it made no difference to her shapely figure’
    • ‘The padded work coverall somehow managed to accentuate her shapely body.’
    • ‘Her clothes were clinging to her body, revealing her shapely body.’
    • ‘Despite her good looks and shapely body, she had a serious attitude problem.’
    • ‘Toned muscle can also add beautiful, shapely curves to your body.’
    • ‘Peaking out of the elevator, he saw a shapely figure in a red flight suit walking slowly and sexily as if she had all the time in the world.’
    • ‘To my delight, my body began looking shapely after a few weeks.’
    • ‘it's probably safe to say that most women want one thing from weightlifting - a lean, shapely body.’
    • ‘From her shapely body to her fluffy lips, Jolie was born to play the role of Lady Croft.’
    • ‘She was clutching her knees to her chest, and he was regretful that he would not be able to see her figure but was sure that her figure must be very shapely.’
    • ‘And when she reached for her head to tie her hair, Ric could see the shapely curves of her body which made him a little hot under the collar.’
    • ‘A skimpy black dress hugs her shapely womanly figure with matching ankle-high black boots.’
    • ‘There he discovered a very tall and shapely woman who barely managed to cover herself with tattered clothing by moving it with her elbows.’
    • ‘She was still holding on as they walked down the hallways and he could feel every curve of her shapely body pressed gently against him.’
    • ‘She was very beautiful, with long, dark, wavy hair and a shapely figure.’
    • ‘Perhaps you have most of what you consider a total package: a tight and strong upper body and a shapely bottom half.’
    • ‘She was a curly-haired brunette, with a shapely body and a nice tan.’
    • ‘She too was a licensed chiropractor but unlike him she was an attractive, shapely woman who looked good in a skirt.’
    • ‘On the porch stood a petite but shapely woman with wild red hair, hands firmly planted on hips.’
    • ‘Bodies are well represented, and the women are shapely, but the facial characteristics are distinctly anime.’
    • ‘At his side followed a beautiful young woman whose shapely figure could have easily made her a pin-up model.’
    well proportioned, well formed, well shaped, attractive, clean-limbed
    curvaceous, voluptuous, sexy, opulent, full-figured, junoesque, rounded, buxom, full-bosomed
    curvy, hot
    comely
    sightly, well turned, gainly
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Pronunciation:

shapely

/ˈʃeɪpli/