: tending to curl; also : having curls <curly hair>
: 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
- She has curly hair and blue eyes.
- The dog's tail is curly.
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Rhymes with CURLY
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