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Synonyms for pear-shaped

having a round shape tapered at one end

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(of sounds) full and rich

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Expect gags about the dreadful state of the economy, the latest celebrity relationship gone pear-shaped and hilarious international stories.
She said: "We booked it quick because we thought it was a good deal and it's all gone pear-shaped.
IN THIS new series, wannabe Cupids Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton (pictured) will get to know a singleton and try and assess where their love life has gone pear-shaped in the past.
It's all gone pear-shaped for last year's Group 1 Sprint Cup winner.
We brought Laursen in but now that has gone pear-shaped.
Just as Michael Vaughan and England seemed to have entered a new era of one-day cricket with their exciting series win over Pakistan, it's suddenly all gone pear-shaped.
The fruit analogies have gone pear-shaped, to be replaced with comparisons to fragrant flowers.