Definitions

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  • adv. In a shapeless manner.

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  • adv. in a shapeless manner

Etymologies

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shapeless +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I don't like loose guy tees that just hang shapelessly on me either.

    Star Wars Clothing for Her - Pink Raygun.com

  • More than half of the clothing I own sags in the butt, hangs shapelessly around my mid-section, or well and truly bores people into comas.

    Bad Pants, Clutter, And Mind Control

  • At one that rolled along the ground, breaking shapelessly and trailing out reluctantly into long grappling ribbons and bands, all three horses began to shy and dance.

    Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells

  • We are entirely made up of bits and pieces, woven together so diversely and so shapelessly that each one of them pulls its own way at every moment.

    Flip Flop « So Many Books

  • Her head was covered in a scarf, and the gray dress fell shapelessly almost to the ground.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • On the hill-side beyond the shapelessly-diffused town, and in the quiet keeping of the trees that gird the village-steeple, remembrances are cut in stone, planted in common flowers, growing in grass, entwined with lowly brambles around many a mound of earth.

    What Christmas is as we grow older, by Charles Dickens

  • The holiday makers who roam this region had not wholly dispersed; a few couples sat shapelessly on benches; and here and there a distant girl still shrieked in one of the swings.

    The Father Brown Omnibus

  • Within its confines, as seen through the leafless branches of the hedge, granite cenotaphs and enormous Victorian monuments bulked shapelessly against the bare sliver of a waning moon.

    Werehunter

  • I was wearing one of those dreadful hospital gowns like a barber's smock that fastened at the back of the neck and shapelessly covered the body.

    Come To Grief

  • Prairie stretched all about him, endlessly and shapelessly, the warm wind rustling and rattling through the dry grass.

    The Dark Queen

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