Shapes Names: 30 Popular Names of Shapes with ESL Image

Names of Shapes in English! Lean 30 different 2D shapes and their names with ESL printable infographic to enlarge your vocabulary words in English.

Names of Shapes in English

Basic Shape Names

Here is the list of 30 names of shapes (geometric shapes) in English:

  • Nonagon
  • Octagon
  • Heptagon
  • Hexagon
  • Triangle
  • Scalene triangle
  • Right triangle
  • Parallelogram
  • Rhombus
  • Square
  • Pentagon
  • Circle
  • Oval
  • Heart
  • Cross
  • Arrow
  • Cube
  • Cylinder
  • Star
  • Crescent
  • Trapezoid
  • Diamond
  • Decagon
  • Multiplication
  • Minus
  • Plus
  • Ellipse
  • Semi-circle
  • Trefoil
  • Ring

Learn more about different types of house in English.

Types of Shapes with Examples

Octagon

  • This main octagon is the central chamber or nave.

Heptagon

  • The pagoda has a base of heptagon.

Hexagon

  • The church tower likes a huge hexagon.

Triangle

  • He is having a sandwich triangle.

Scalene triangle

  • The cells of the scaffold grew normally in accordance with close-packed rule in the form of antenna or scalene triangle.

Right triangle

  • The hypotenuse is the longest side of a right triangle.

Parallelogram

  • It is the envelope of a series of parallelograms of equal area and sharing two sides.

Rhombus

  • They are situated at the four points of a rhombus.

Square

  • A carpet six metres square has an area of 36 square metres.

Pentagon

  • Draw a pentagon, a regular five-sided figure.

Circle

  • The students sit in a circle on the floor.

Oval

  • The playing field is a large oval.

Cross

  • The cross is the symbol of Christianity.

Arrow

  • The arrow embedded itself in the wall.

Cube

  • The box was cube – shaped.

Cylinder

  • The cylinder is rotated 180 degrees.

Star

  • Remember to match it with your glistening star-shaped necklace.

Crescent

  • The moon was a brightly shining crescent.

Trapezoid

  • trapezoid is a quadrilateral with two parallel sides.

Diamond

  • They selected a diamond engagement ring.

Decagon

  • A polygon with ten sides is a decagon.

Multiplication

  • Multiplication and addition are associative operations.

Minus

  • The temperature is now minus 5 degrees.

Plus

  • Membership is 350 dollars per year plus tax.

Ellipse

  • The Earth orbits in an ellipse.

Semi-circle

  • They stood in a semi-circle round the teacher’s chair and answered questions.

Trefoil

  • The main themes were decorated pillars, trefoils and roundels.

Ring

  • The men were standing in a ring.

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Names of Shapes

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Margery
Margery
3 years ago

Thanks for these shapes in English. Can you tell me what a three dimensional rectangle is commonly called?

I'MAURI
I'MAURI
2 years ago
Reply to  Margery

wow

keito
keito
1 year ago
Reply to  I'MAURI

55555

wierdo
wierdo
2 years ago
Reply to  Margery

wowwy

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1 year ago
Reply to  Margery

It is called cuboid

Heather
Heather
8 months ago
Reply to  Margery

3D rectangle is called a cuboid

Imperialfields Academy
Imperialfields Academy
2 years ago

Basic Shape NamesHere is the list of 30 names of shapes (geometric shapes) in English:

  • Nonagon
  • Octagon
  • Heptagon
  • Hexagon
  • Triangle
  • Scalene triangle
  • Right triangle
  • Parallelogram
  • Rhombus
  • Square
  • Pentagon
  • Circle
  • Oval
  • Heart
  • Cross
  • Arrow
  • Cube
  • Cylinder
  • Star
  • Crescent
  • Trapezoid
  • Diamond
  • Decagon
  • Multiplication
  • Minus
  • Plus
  • Ellipse
  • Semi-circle
  • Trefoil
  • Ring
I'MAURI
I'MAURI
2 years ago

okay we know that 😟

wierdo
wierdo
2 years ago
Reply to  I'MAURI

yh

Last edited 2 years ago by wierdo
i am cool
i am cool
1 year ago

oh my

I'MAURI
I'MAURI
2 years ago

they are cool because they have the name and nickname for the kids to know

i am cool
i am cool
1 year ago
Reply to  I'MAURI

oh ok thats cool

I'MAURI
I'MAURI
2 years ago

I Love it so much it make me happy❤️

Makayla Massey
Makayla Massey
1 year ago
Reply to  I'MAURI

me too

wierdo
wierdo
2 years ago

ulo masma
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wierdo
wierdo
2 years ago

oop-

Charles
Charles
1 year ago

i cannot find the shape C_ _l__d__

emma
emma
1 year ago

this is good for students as my self to look at if they are doing a 2D or 3D shapes in school .

Miyah
Miyah
1 year ago

It helps me very much when i am doing work on my homework.

Last edited 1 year ago by Miyah
ifeoluwa
ifeoluwa
1 year ago

fock all of you

DRQ
DRQ
1 year ago
Reply to  ifeoluwa

Don’t say that, that is an harsh word.

Makayla Massey
Makayla Massey
1 year ago

thank you for helping me! I did not no my shape but win I find this app I got good on my shape.

Tadiwa Taziwa
Tadiwa Taziwa
1 year ago
Reply to  Makayla Massey

Hi

Tadiwa Taziwa
Tadiwa Taziwa
1 year ago
Reply to  Makayla Massey

My na is Tadiwa

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1 year ago

nice

Tadiwa Taziwa
Tadiwa Taziwa
1 year ago

Hi

Tadiwa Taziwa
Tadiwa Taziwa
1 year ago

They are called cylinder

leon
leon
11 months ago
Reply to  Tadiwa Taziwa

lol

i am cool
i am cool
1 year ago

sire soril

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Anna
Anna
1 year ago

i cant think i need the bathroom i need to pee right now i will post a nother one after

leon
leon
11 months ago

thanks but you shood add more shapes

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zgah
zgah
11 months ago

wenis

Teo
Teo
10 months ago

What is name of shape

Teo
Teo
10 months ago

I’m doing home work and what is it

Tenkasi
Tenkasi
6 months ago

Very Good