wavy

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adjective \ˈwā-vē\

Definition of wavy

wavier

;

waviest

  1. 1 :  rising or swelling in waves; also :  abounding in waves wavy hair

  2. 2 :  moving with an undulating motion :  fluctuating; also :  marked by wavering wavy lines

  3. 3 :  marked by undulation :  rolling

wavily

play \ˈwā-və-lē\ adverb

waviness

play \ˈwā-vē-nəs\ noun

Examples of wavy in a Sentence

  1. She has wavy blond hair.

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First Known Use of wavy

circa 1586


WAVY Defined for English Language Learners

wavy

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adjective

Definition of wavy for English Language Learners

  • : having the curving shape of a wave or of many waves


WAVY Defined for Kids

wavy

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adjective \ˈwā-vē\

Definition of wavy for Students

wavier

;

waviest

  1. :  like, having, or moving in waves wavy hair

waviness

noun


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