Definition of misshape in English:


Pronunciation /misˈSHāp/ /mɪsˈʃeɪp/

transitive verb

[with object]
  • Shape or form badly or wrongly.

    • ‘a new novel about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of the adult’
    warp, become warped, make warped, bend, bend out of shape, become bent, make bent, twist, become twisted, make twisted, curve, become curved, make curved, distort, become distorted, make distorted, contort, become contorted, make contorted, become crooked, make crooked, deform, become deformed, make deformed, malform, become malformed, make malformed, misshape, become misshapen, make misshapen, mangle, become mangled, make mangled, develop a fold, develop a kink, develop a wrinkle, bulge, arc, arch, wrinkle


  • A misshapen chocolate or other item of food, sold cheaply.

    • ‘she brought home bags of misshapes’