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curlicue

noun cur·li·cue \ˈkər-lē-ˌkyü, -li-\

Simple Definition of curlicue

  • : a decoratively curved line or shape

Full Definition of curlicue

  1. :  a fancifully curved or spiral figure :  flourish


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curlicue

verb cur·li·cue

Definition of curlicue

curlicuedcurlicu·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to form curlicues

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to embellish with curlicues



1844

First Known Use of curlicue

1844


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