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I attempted various types of plastic surgery, minutely but enough to stave off this encroaching middle-aged body. And every time I did, something went wrong. I felt misshapen, just not natural any more.
Jamie Lee Curtis

Meaning of "misshapen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MISSHAPEN

misshapen  [ˌmɪsˈʃeɪpən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MISSHAPEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Misshapen is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MISSHAPEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of misshapen in the English dictionary

The definition of misshapen in the dictionary is badly shaped; deformed.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MISSHAPEN


capon
ˈkeɪpən
Crippen
ˈkrɪpən
hippen
ˈhɪpən
lippen
ˈlɪpən
mislippen
ˌmɪsˈlɪpən
overripen
ˌəʊvəˈraɪpən
ripen
ˈraɪpən
Ripon
ˈrɪpən
shapen
ˈʃeɪpən
shippen
ˈʃɪpən
shippon
ˈʃɪpən
tapen
ˈteɪpən
undershapen
ˌʌndəˈʃeɪpən
unshapen
ʌnˈʃeɪpən
wippen
ˈwɪpən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MISSHAPEN

missable
missal
missay
missee
misseem
missel thrush
missend
missense
misset
misshape
misshapenly
misshapenness
misshaping
missheathed
misshood
missies
missile
missile base
missile launcher
missileer

WORDS THAT END LIKE MISSHAPEN

Antwerpen
aspen
ballpoint pen
bullpen
cheapen
come into the open
copen
dampen
deepen
drawing pen
keep an eye open
open
Papen
pen
reopen
sharpen
the open
the pen
wide open
wide-open

Synonyms and antonyms of misshapen in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MISSHAPEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «misshapen» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of misshapen

Translation of «misshapen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MISSHAPEN

Find out the translation of misshapen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of misshapen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «misshapen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

畸形
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

deforme
570 millions of speakers

English

misshapen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुरूप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ممسوخ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

деформированным
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

disforme
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কদাকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

difforme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Misshapen
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unförmig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不格好な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기형
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Misshapen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dị hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சரியாக வடிவமைப்பு பெறாத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Misshapen
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

biçimsiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

deforme
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zniekształcone
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

деформованим
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

diform
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραμορφωμένο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

misvormde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

deformerade
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

misdannet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of misshapen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MISSHAPEN»

The term «misshapen» is regularly used and occupies the 77.573 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MISSHAPEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about misshapen

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3 QUOTES WITH «MISSHAPEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word misshapen.
1
Jamie Lee Curtis
I attempted various types of plastic surgery, minutely but enough to stave off this encroaching middle-aged body. And every time I did, something went wrong. I felt misshapen, just not natural any more.
2
Peggy Noonan
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
3
Charles Perrault
Once upon a time there was a Queen who had a son so ugly and so misshapen that it was long disputed whether he had human form. A fairy who was at his birth said, however, that he would be very amiable for all that, since he would have uncommon good sense.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MISSHAPEN»

Discover the use of misshapen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to misshapen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Funny Misshapen Body: A Memoir
Funny Misshapen Body is the story of Jeffrey Brown's evolution as a cartoonist, from his youthful obsession with superhero comics to his disillusionment with fine art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Jeffrey Brown, 2009
2
Ortho Home Gardener's Problem Solver
Misshapen and tough cucumbers Problem: Fruit is misshapen or tough, and contains large seeds. Plants may be wilted or »rowing slowly. Analysis: Cucumbers are misshapen when the flowers are improperly pollinated. This can result from ...
Denny Schrock, Ortho Books, 2004
3
Misshapen Chaos
Misshapen Chaos is a journey into the darkest corners of the mind.
Stephanie M. Hairr, 2005
4
Tomato Plant Culture: In the Field, Greenhouse, and Home ...
110 Tomato Plant Culture • Thin pericarp • Shallow cutin penetration • Few fruits per plant • Fruit not shaded by foliage CATFACING A catfaced fruit is misshapen due to abnormal development that begins at the time of flowering. It is believed to  ...
J. Benton Jones, Jr., 2007
5
Surgical diseases of the kidney
... morbid growths, such as sarcoma and cancer of the kidney, tubercle, and the scarred, contracted, and atrophied condition which results from Bright's disease and interstitial nephritis, are all so many forms of " misshapen" kidney. These are  ...
Sir Henry Morris, 1785
6
The Best of The Growing Edge International, 2000-2005: ...
Young, misshapen cucumber plants should be removed at an early stage in commercial crops. In tomato crops, inadequate pollination can result in misshapen fruit. When one or more of the locules hasn't been fertilized and produced sufficient ...
New Moon Publishing, Incorporated, Growing Edge, 2005
7
The Shoulder
FIGURE 3-59 The fibula may be transplanted to the upper part of the arm by placing the epiphysis in the glenoid fossa and attaching the distal end to the humeral remnant. manifestation. Misshapen clavicles, acromia, and humeral heads have ...
8
Misshapen
This is Slip’s story, and skillfully illustrates the curiosity towards the human condition that exists today as it did at the height of the turn-of-the-century freak-show.
Robert Budde, 1997
9
Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human ...
Misshapen. nipple. at. the. end. of. a. feeding. The appearance of the nipple when the infant detaches from the breast can assist in detecting improper attachment. The nipple should come out of the infant's mouth as an everted, tubular shape, ...
Karin Cadwell, Cynthia Turner-Maffei, 2006
10
A-Z of Syndromes and Inherited Disorders: A Manual for ...
The middle ear, containing the tiny bones vital for normal hearing - the ossicles - can also be tiny or misshapen. If the ossicles are small and/or misshapen, sound will not be conducted properly through into the nerves of hearing, and a ...
Patricia Gilbert, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MISSHAPEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term misshapen is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Will Football Players Someday Take a Concussion Pill?
Now researchers say they have identified a precursor to the tangles—a misshapen form of tau that appears in the brains of mice shortly after a ... «MIT Technology Review, Jul 15»
2
Antibody Treatment Could Prevent Alzheimer's Decline
In experiments with mice, researchers found the misshapen form of tau can begin to form in as little as 12 hours after a head injury. Eventually ... «Voice of America, Jul 15»
3
What is eczema? Doctor's advice on treatment, diet and different …
If the bricks are slightly misshapen or the cement isn't strong enough, the brick wall is not as tough as it should be. This means that more water ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Rick and Morty Season 2: 10 Characters We Want to See Again
Rick got the ingredients wrong on a few love potions. Subsequently every human being on Earth turned into misshapen monsters that look like ... «Den of Geek!, Jul 15»
5
Why Pluto is a Disney world and proud of it
... solar system, and suddenly he had no more status than some misshapen, erratically performing chunks of rock and ice in the asteroid belt. «Wanganui Chronicle, Jul 15»
6
AMV BBDO creative director wins second Winston Fletcher Fiction …
... most expensive items, those reserved for special customers, is a platter containing a single fish – bulbous, misshapen, yet also innocuous. «The Drum, Jul 15»
7
Flashes of Life in Sculpted Skulls and Frozen Faces
... one is tiny and triangular, with gaping sockets; one has two pencil-shaped nostrils; and one is a squat and misshapen goblin with hardly any ... «Hyperallergic, Jul 15»
8
It's big, weird looking, and smells gross: Meet the 'corpse flower'
The five-foot-tall 'corpse flower,' whose scientific name Amorphophallus titanum means "giant misshapen penis," only blooms once every ... «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
9
Super Stroppy
... books and art, you know his style: panels densely packed with fantastical, misshapen hodgepodge characters who regularly bring the laughs ... «NOW Magazine, Jul 15»
10
Do you recognize this mystery plant?
Additionally, it turns out that a certain tiny wasp species is fond of laying its eggs inside the leaf tissue of our mystery plant, causing misshapen, ... «Bluffton Today, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Misshapen [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/misshapen>. Oct 2019 ».
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