oval

Part of speech: adjective

Egg - shaped; elliptical.

Part of speech: noun

An oval figure or object.

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Usage examples "oval":

  1. She had never recognised the grace of her slender figure, the uncommon beauty of her pale oval face- other types had appealed more, other colouring attracted. - "The Shadow of the East", E. M. Hull.
  2. But Brent took this in at a glance; his attention was more particularly concentrated on the girl's face- a delicate oval, framed in a mass of dark hair. - "In the Mayor's Parlour", J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher.
  3. Seeds two to five, oval. - "Manual of American Grape-Growing", U. P. Hedrick.