Definition of curling
: a game in which two teams of four players each slide curling stones over a stretch of ice toward a target circle
Recent Examples of curling from the Web
Since the flat iron became the new curling iron, laissez-faire bends have epitomized aspirational texture.
Orlando got a great scoring chance a few minutes later when Marta got the ball just outside the box and fired a curling shot at the goal.
Late in the day after the show’s first preview, with Ms. Sina there to do some fine tuning, the actresses who play the bakkhai reassembled at the Patterson Theater, a converted curling rink a couple of doors down from a hockey arena.
Early fans used to comment on the brothers' Insta videos, mentioning their curling lips and grimacing mouths; the masks covered up their mugs while providing a bit of cool and mystery.
Messi laid the ball off to Neymar and then snuck into a gap in the defense where Neymar could get the ball back to him, allowing Messi to get off a curling shot that snuck inside the left post.
The lion's or tiger's lower lip curling in a snarl, teeth showing, and, for all the crowd noise, a distinct growl.
Senior Ryan Stovash knocked a six-iron onto the green on his second shot, then buried a 15-foot curling putt to record an eagle.
Note how the tall curling plume of greenery at the top animates the space around it.
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Definition of curling for English Language Learners
: a game in which two teams of four players slide special stones over ice toward a circle
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