\ ˈkər-vē How to pronounce curvy (audio) \
curvier; curviest

Definition of curvy

: having curves curvy brush strokes The letters were curvy and old-fashioned.— Mary Pope Osborne The curvy ribbon of asphalt known as the Amalfi Drive south of Naples offers the ultimate driving experience for enthusiasts.Wine Enthusiast Magazine Fender has been credited with design and manufacturing innovations that revolutionized the world of electric guitars and basses. The Stratocaster body introduced a curvy ergonomic design for ease of playing and incorporated tonal advances suggested by musicians.— Ronald D. White often : having an attractively curved feminine figure : curvaceous At the end of the 19th century, American womanhood longed to be curvy, pink and zaftig. — Liesl Schillinger Smart, dynamic, gorgeous and alarmingly curvy, with talent to burn … — James Kaplan The fabric accommodates the sharp-edged tailoring of a man's suit from the fifties, but the jacket is actually fitted to the curvy figure of a woman. — Mary Tannen

First Known Use of curvy

1623, in the meaning defined above

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“Curvy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of curvy

: having many curves

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