Simple Definition of curly
: having curls
: formed into a round shape
Full Definition of curly
1 : tending to curl; also : having curls <curly hair>
2 : having the grain composed of fibers that undulate without crossing and that often form alternating light and dark lines <curly maple>
Examples of curly in a sentence
She has curly hair and blue eyes.
The dog's tail is curly.
First Known Use of curly
CURLY Defined for Kids
Definition of curly for Students
1 : having coils <curly hair>
2 : having a curved shape <a curly tail>
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up curly? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).