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How to use shipshape in a sentence

They were the only detail on the entire vessel that didn’t feel perfectly shipshape and squared away.
WHAT IT’S LIKE TO RESCUE SOMEONE AT SEA FROM A COAST GUARD HELICOPTERROB VERGERJULY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
But what I want to ask is that you and Martha Macauley will come over and see that the table looks shipshape.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
In him no laxity inhered, no falling away from the strict tenets of shipshape neatness.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
He had taught him to keep his little room—his little first mates cabin, as he had always called it—very shipshape.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
The cargo's out, Scraggsy, my son, the decks has been washed down an' everything in my department is shipshape.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
By Herculean efforts the four ladies and myself got the place shipshape, and all was finished when the daylight failed.
SOUTH AFRICAN MEMORIESLADY SARAH WILSON
By the time Captain Joe had put everything shipshape, he noticed that his plunging boat had drifted close to the dike.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Such a man is careful of his tools and keeps his work-bench or desk "shipshape."
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
“I shall have plenty of work here to get things shipshape,” said he, turning to Cousin Giles.
FRED MARKHAM IN RUSSIAW. H. G. KINGSTON
The sleeping quarters were beginning to look shipshape, and promised more or less comfort when completed.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AT CABIN POINTQUINCY ALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO SHIPSHAPE

  • brand spanking new
  • clean
  • clean and tidy
  • cleaned
  • cleaned up
  • fresh
  • fussy
  • gleaming
  • hygienic
  • immaculate
  • neat
  • polished
  • pure
  • sanitary
  • shining
  • shipshape
  • spotless
  • spruce
  • tidy
  • unsoiled
  • unstained
  • untarnished
  • very clean
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