adjective, shapelier, shapeliest.
having a pleasing shape, especially with reference to a woman's figure.

1325–75; shape + -ly; replacing Middle English shaply, schaply; compare Old English gesceaplīce (adv.) fitly

shapeliness, noun
unshapeliness, noun
unshapely, adjective Unabridged
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shapely (ˈʃeɪplɪ)
adj , -lier, -liest
(esp of a woman's body or legs) pleasing or attractive in shape

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Example sentences
The speaker and the microphone are mounted in the shapely handset.
As she summons the field hands for their meal, a gust of wind reveals a provocative bit of petticoat and her shapely ankles.
The head was adorned with long tresses of human hair, and crowned with a shapely feather helmet.
As they got within a few meters, they recognized the shapely tail of a whale.
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