Examples of curlicue in a Sentence
Curlicues were carved into the wood.
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Zebra-striped treetops share turf with others that sport surreal curlicues.
The askew curlicues come in two sizes: small and large.
As my burger’s bun toasted, it was impaled with a long, broken toothpick, a long intact toothpick, a short toothpick and a green toothpick with a curlicue at the end.
What is astonishing, though, is that defenders of the president – including a sitting member of the United States House of Representatives in a private conversation – have offered this interesting legal curlicue as a defense.
Regular menu strengths include hollow curlicue fusilli col buco noodles supporting tender octopus, cured Provencal olives, chopped finocchiona and Spanish sofrito sauce — a delightful Mediterranean excursion.
Something about the curlicue before the first arch of the M and the small rounded loops of the L looked remarkably familiar.
Today’s priority for printing and cursive is legibility over style, so those curlicues of yester-year are gone.
This bird, that type of arch, those curlicues on the railing. . . .
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Origin and Etymology of curlicue
First Known Use: 1843See Words from the same year
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: a decoratively curved line or shape
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