German translation of 'pear-shaped'
⇒ to be pear-shaped[woman]
eine birnenförmige Körperform haben
⇒ to go pear-shaped(British) (figurative, informal)
völlig danebengehen (inf)
Example Sentences Including 'pear-shaped'
Because as you well know, Wieldy, the last time I asked them for help, things went a bit pear-shaped.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
The creative decisions confused him -- there was always some smartarse director giving him pear-shaped answers that he couldn't challenge.A Song at Twilight
Other girls were pear-shaped , or had shorter necks, and complained of not being able to find clothes to fit.NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
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Translation of pear-shaped from the Collins English to German Dictionary