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Ill-shapen   Listen
adjective
ill-shapen  adj.  So badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly; as, an ill-shapen vase.
Synonyms: deformed, distorted, malformed, misshapen.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Ill-shapen" Quotes from Famous Books



... instant he caught sight of his mother's ill-shapen figure cowering over the fire. Clutching Rotha's arm with one hand, he pointed at his mother with the other, and said, with an access ...
— The Shadow of a Crime - A Cumbrian Romance • Hall Caine

... investigated a promising smell, and Bishun Singh, wholly incurious, gossiped with a potter, from whose wheel emerged an endless succession of chiraghs—primitive clay lamps, with a lip for the cotton wick. His neighbour, with equal zest, was creating very ill-shapen clay ...
— Far to Seek - A Romance of England and India • Maud Diver



Words linked to "Ill-shapen" :   unshapely, deformed, distorted, misshapen



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