out of shape


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out of shape

1. Bent in such a way that something's typical shape or form has been lost. There's definitely a dislocation here—her leg is completely out of shape. The box got smushed a bit out of shape during transit, but everything inside was fine.
2. Not or no longer physically fit. Oh man, I'm so out of shape—I get winded just walking up a flight of stairs! I've gotten pretty out of shape after working behind a desk for so many years.
See also: of, out, shape
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

out of shape

 and out of condition
not in good physical condition. I get out of breath when I run because I'm out of shape. Keep exercising regularly, or you'll get out of condition.
See also: of, out, shape
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

out of shape

see under in condition; also, bent out of shape.
See also: of, out, shape
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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