shapely

Use the adjective shapely to describe someone whose body has an attractive shape. You might start going to the gym to run and lift weights with the goal of becoming more shapely.

The word shapely most often describes a woman, but there's no reason you can't use it to talk about a nicely shaped man as well. You could describe a mountain climber you know as being physically fit, with shapely legs, or complain that fashion magazines are full of identical shapely models, with no variation of body types. Shapely has been used in English since the fourteenth century, from the Old English root word gesceap, or "creation, form, or destiny."

Definitions of shapely
  1. adjective
    having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape
    “a slim waist and shapely legs”
    Synonyms:
    bosomy, busty, buxom, curvaceous, curvy, full-bosomed, sonsie, sonsy, stacked, voluptuous, well-endowed
    (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    callipygian, callipygous
    pertaining to or having finely developed buttocks
    clean-limbed
    having well-proportioned limbs
    full-fashioned, fully fashioned
    knitted to fit the shape of the body
    Junoesque, statuesque
    suggestive of a statue
    modeled, sculptural, sculptured, sculpturesque
    resembling sculpture
    retrousse, tip-tilted, upturned
    (used of noses) turned up at the end
    well-proportioned
    of pleasing proportions
    well-turned
    of a pleasing shape
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    Antonyms:
    unshapely
    not well-proportioned and pleasing in shape
    acromegalic
    marked or affected by enlargement or hypertrophy of the extremities or the face
    chunky, lumpy
    like or containing small sticky lumps
    clubfooted, taliped
    having a deformed foot
    deformed, distorted, ill-shapen, malformed, misshapen
    so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    ill-proportioned
    lacking pleasing proportions
    knobbly, knobby
    having knobs
    nodular, nodulated, noduled
    having nodules or occurring in the form of nodules
    nodulose
    having minute nodules
    chicken-breasted, pigeon-breasted
    having a chest deformity marked by a projecting breastbone caused by infantile rickets
    shapeless
    lacking symmetry or attractive form
    torulose
    of a cylindrical or ellipsoid body; swollen and constricted at intervals
    asymmetric, asymmetrical
    characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
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