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
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adj 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
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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