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curly

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adjective \ˈkər-lē\

Simple Definition of curly

  • : having curls

  • : formed into a round shape

Full Definition of curly

curl·i·ercurl·i·est

  1. 1 :  tending to curl; also :  having curls <curly hair>

  2. 2 :  having the grain composed of fibers that undulate without crossing and that often form alternating light and dark lines <curly maple>

curl·i·ness noun

Examples of curly

  1. She has curly hair and blue eyes.

  2. The dog's tail is curly.



1598

First Known Use of curly

1598



CURLY Defined for Kids

curly

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adjective \ˈkər-lē\

Definition of curly

curl·i·ercurl·i·est

  1. 1 :  having coils <curly hair>

  2. 2 :  having a curved shape <a curly tail>





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