pear shaped

pear-shaped

[pair-sheypt]
adjective
1.
having the shape of a pear; tapering near the top and bulging toward the base or bottom: a pear-shaped vase.
2.
(of a vocal tone) clear, resonant, and without harshness; full-bodied.

Origin:
1750–60

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pear-shaped

adjective
1. having a round shape tapered at one end 
2. (of sounds) full and rich; "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels" [syn: orotund
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