Definition of shape-shifter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shape-shifter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈʃeɪp ʃɪftə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃeɪp ʃɪftər//
 
 
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(in stories) a person or an animal that is able to change into other people, animals or things In the film he plays a shape-shifter, who takes the form of people’s worst fears.