misshape Definition

  • 1to shape badly or incorrectly
  • 2to become deformed or distorted

Using misshape: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "misshape" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The potter misshaped the vase while it was still wet.

  • Example

    The heat caused the plastic to misshape and warp.

  • Example

    The accident misshaped his hand, making it difficult to use.

misshape Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for misshape

Antonyms for misshape

Phrases with misshape

  • badly shaped or deformed


    The pumpkin was misshapen and lopsided.

  • ideas that are badly formed or incorrect


    His misshapen ideas about politics were not well received by the public.

  • a personality that is distorted or abnormal


    Her traumatic childhood left her with a misshapen personality.


Summary: misshape in Brief

'Misshape' [mis-sheyp] means to shape badly or incorrectly, or to become deformed or distorted. It is often used in the context of pottery, plastic, or physical injuries, as in 'The potter misshaped the vase while it was still wet.' 'Misshape' can also be used as an adjective, as in 'The pumpkin was misshapen and lopsided.'