curvier; curviest
: 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 sense 1
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

Examples of curvy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This option emphasizes ocean views at different elevations and has two curvy arms that extend the pier farther into the ocean. Natallie Rocha, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2023 Have there been attempts to straighten the curvy road? Drew Dawson, Journal Sentinel, 31 Aug. 2023 The curvy line can either be drawn or molded into a thick or thin sticker-like adornment. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 3 Aug. 2023 Furniture styles that combine retro materials and curvy shapes are one of this year's biggest trends, and perhaps no piece encapsulates this better than the hanging chair. Hannah Bruneman, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023 Four adults can enjoy a long trip and scenic detours on curvy roads along the way. Jonathon Ramsey, Car and Driver, 1 Aug. 2023 Does the Door County curvy road have any designations? Drew Dawson, Journal Sentinel, 31 Aug. 2023 Sleek, curvy lines and textured polycarbonate highlight its exterior shell. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 21 Aug. 2023 The less-upright seats and lower center of gravity make the Ioniq 6 feel more engaging on curvy roads, unlike the Ioniq 5. Rob Verger, Popular Science, 9 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1623, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of curvy was in 1623

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Cite this Entry

“Curvy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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