Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Symmetrical in shape; well-proportioned.

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Examples

  • But it lifted its handsome, clean-shaped little head boldly, and looked sharply round, and gave a little ‘peep’.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • And I say that clean-shaped children can be jetted and conceived only where natural forms prevail in public, and the human face and form are never caricatured;

    Says

  • The huge-hulled clean-shaped Manhattan clipper at sea, under steam or full sail, gleams with unmatched beauty,

    Notes, 150–159

  • When he opened the stable-door, and was greeted by Stella's low, friendly neighing, or when she limped forward in her box-stall and put her small, clean-shaped head on his shoulder, then Lars Moe's heart swelled until it seemed on the point of breaking.

    Boyhood in Norway

  • When he opened the stable-door, and was greeted by Stella's low, friendly neighing, or when she limped forward in her box-stall and put her small, clean-shaped head on his shoulder, then

    Boyhood in Norway

  • And I say that clean-shaped children can be jetted and

    Leaves of Grass [1867]

  • The blast-furnace and the puddling-furnace, the loup-lump at the bottom of the melt at last, the rolling-mill, the stumpy bars of pig-iron, the strong clean-shaped Trail for railroads,

    Leaves of Grass

  • That round, lithe, sinuous figure was as full of dangerous life as ever lay under the slender flanks and clean-shaped limbs of a panther.

    Elsie Venner

  • That round, lithe, sinuous figure was as full of dangerous life as ever lay under the slender flanks and clean-shaped limbs of a panther.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • a pleasant, rosy face, rather shining eyes, and rather chubby clean-shaped lips; in appearance, indeed, a grown-up boy.

    Plays : Third Series

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