But shape-wise I'm part cat, part elephant, part dolphin. Could you explain me what this sentence means?

  • Who is the speaker and what is the context?
    – Mari-Lou A
    Jan 27, 2018 at 7:27

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-wise as a suffix means:

(informal) relating to a particular thing:

  • What shall we do food-wise - do you fancy going out to eat? Money-wise, of course, I'm much better off than I used to be. What do we need to take with us clothes-wise? We were very lucky weather-wise yesterday.
  • So shape-wise means: as far as the shape is concerned, I am part cat etc.

(Cambridge Dictionary)

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