Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Being in good order as becomes a ship; well arranged; orderly; also used adverbially.

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Usage examples "shipshape":

  1. But it was only a mile, after all, and they finally landed at Dolan's Point, and guided the bow of their boat up on to the beach in a truly shipshape manner. - "The Dorrance Domain", Carolyn Wells.
  2. We can leave this camp shipshape in two days. - "The Boy Scouts on the Yukon", Ralph Victor.
  3. Do I look shipshape? - "Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812", James Barnes.