out of shape

out of shape
O o


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [out uhv, ov sheyp]
    • /aʊt ʌv, ɒv ʃeɪp/
    • /ˈaʊt əv ʃeɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [out uhv, ov sheyp]
    • /aʊt ʌv, ɒv ʃeɪp/

Definitions of out of shape words

  • adjective out of shape person: unfit 1
  • phrase out of shape If something is out of shape, it is no longer in its proper or original shape, for example because it has been damaged or wrongly handled. 0
  • phrase out of shape If you are out of shape, you are unhealthy and unable to do a lot of physical activity without getting tired. 0
  • noun out of shape in bad physical condition 0
  • noun out of shape bent, twisted, or deformed 0
  • noun out of shape not in good physical condition 0

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out of shape popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for out of shape

adj out of shape

  • agee — awry, crooked, or ajar
  • bilious — If someone describes the appearance of something as bilious, they mean that they think it looks unpleasant and rather disgusting.
  • catawampus — askew; awry
  • crooked — If you describe something as crooked, especially something that is usually straight, you mean that it is bent or twisted.
  • deformed — disfigured or misshapen

adjective out of shape

  • contorted — twisted out of shape
  • devitalized — to deprive of vitality or vital properties; make lifeless; weaken.
  • disfigured — Simple past tense and past participle of disfigure.
  • enervated — Cause (someone) to feel drained of energy or vitality; weaken.
  • enfeebled — Make weak or feeble.

Antonyms for out of shape

adjective out of shape

  • activated — to make active; cause to function or act.
  • beautified — Simple past tense and past participle of beautify.
  • energised — Alternative spelling of energized.
  • energized — Simple past tense and past participle of energize.

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