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 English Language Learners
Definition of curly for English Language Learners
: having curls
: formed into a round shape
CURLY Defined for Kids
Definition of curly for Students
1 : having coils curly hair
2 : having a curved shape a curly tail
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