Dublin slang for a person who walks with a rigid upperbody, arms slightly out, trying but failing to be intimidating. Sometimes accompanied by a slight bending of the knees. Often accompanied by screetin.
"The state of that shaper over there, what a dork". Commented Simone.
by Jonny Tennant December 12, 2005
Seamus McDonald walks like a big shaper
by qasweedfrfrrfdfdcfd June 10, 2011