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Words used to describe the shape of objects

aerodynamic

adjective

an aerodynamic shape or design allows an airplane, car, etc. to move through the air in a smooth and fast way

angular

adjective

containing a lot of angles

asymmetrical

adjective

something that is asymmetrical does not have the same shape and size on both sides

bent

adjective

a bent object has a curved or twisted shape

bulbous

adjective

big and round, or shaped like an onion

chunky

adjective

thick and square in shape

clean

adjective

clean shapes, lines, or movements are smooth, regular, or neat

closed

adjective

forming a complete circle

concave

adjective

curved inward

concentric

adjective

concentric circles all have the same center

congruent

adjective

congruent shapes are exactly the same size and shape

contorted

adjective

twisted into a shape or position that is not natural

contoured

adjective

shaped to follow or fit the shape of something else

convex

adjective

a convex surface curves outward, rather than being flat or curving inward

convoluted

adjective

a convoluted shape or surface has many twists and curves

corrugated

adjective

corrugated materials have been shaped into parallel folds

cuboid

adjective

shaped like a cube or like a cuboid

curly

adjective

forming curves or circles

curved

adjective

forming a curve

curvy

adjective

forming or full of curves

deformed

adjective

something that is deformed has a different shape from what is usual or natural and is not attractive to look at

fitted

adjective

made to fit the shape of something closely

flat

adjective

thin and wide and not curving inward or outward

forked

adjective

divided into two separate parts in a “Y” shape

foursquare

adjective

square in shape, with four equal sides

geometric

adjective

relating to simple shapes, especially when these form regular patterns

globular

adjective

in the shape of a small round ball

graceful

adjective

a graceful shape or object is attractive

malformed

adjective

badly formed or shaped

misshapen

adjective

badly formed or twisted out of the usual or natural shape

oval

adjective

with a shape like a long narrow circle

peaked

adjective

curving or rising to a point

pointed

adjective

with a point at the end

pointy

adjective

with a point on the end

proportioned

adjective

used after some adverbs for describing the way that the different parts of something combine

regular

adjective

arranged to form an even shape

regularly

adverb

with an even shape, or arranged with an equal amount of space between objects

rolled-up

adjective

rolled and folded in the shape of a tube

round

adjective

shaped like a circle or a ball

round

adjective

curved

rounded

adjective

having a curved shape or surface

rugged

adjective

not regular in shape, but attractive

sculptured

adjective

with a strong curved shape

shaped

adjective

formed by changing something’s original or natural shape

shapely

adjective

attractive in shape

silhouetted

adjective

seen only as a silhouette

similar

adjective

in mathematics, similar objects have exactly the same shape but are different sizes

sinuous

adjective

shaped or moving with many bends and curves

solid

adjective

a solid object or shape does not have any holes or empty space inside it

square

adjective

with edges or corners that are not as curved as usual

straight

adjective

something that is straight does not bend or curve

straight

adverb

without a bend or curve

sweeping

adjective

with a wide impressive curved shape

symmetrical

adjective

a symmetrical shape or object has two halves that are exactly the same

tapered

adjective

narrower at one end

tapering

adjective

getting narrower toward one end

three-cornered

adjective

with three corners

three-dimensional

adjective

not flat, but able to be measured in height, depth, and width

twisted

adjective

bent into a shape that is not normal

two-dimensional

adjective

a two-dimensional shape is flat

well-rounded

adjective

with a strong attractive shape

well-turned

adjective

with an attractive curved shape

wraparound

adjective

wraparound objects curve around the sides of whatever they are fitted to

aerodynamically

adverb

asymmetrically

adverb

coiled

adjective

quadrilateral

adjective

sinuously

adverb

symmetrically

adverb

as flat as a pancake

very flat

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