shaped

adj.
VERBS
be
ADVERB
beautifully, perfectly

her beautifully shaped mouth

differently, similarly

Donkeys' hoofs are shaped differently from horses'.

irregularly
awkwardly

All the rooms in the house were awkwardly shaped.

abnormally, curiously, oddly, strangely

an oddly shaped parcel

uniquely
specially

You can buy specially shaped bricks for an arch.

PHRASES
be shaped like sth

curious vases shaped like birds and animals

Shaped is used with these nouns: ↑eyebrow, ↑ski

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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