Shipshape

Definition of Shipshape

Ship´shape`
a.1.Arranged in a manner befitting a ship; hence, trim; tidy; orderly.
Even then she expressed her scorn for the lubbery executioner's mode of tying a knot, and did it herself in a shipshape orthodox manner.
- De Quincey.
Keep everything shipshape, for I must go
- Tennyson.
adv.1.In a shipshape or seamanlike manner.

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