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wav·y

 (wā′vē)
adj. wav·i·er, wav·i·est
1. Abounding or rising in waves: a wavy sea.
2. Marked by or moving in a wavelike form or motion; sinuous.
3. Having curls, curves, or undulations: wavy hair.
4. Characteristic or suggestive of waves.
5. Wavering; unstable.

wav′i·ly adv.
wav′i·ness n.

wavy

(ˈweɪvɪ)
adj, wavier or waviest
1. abounding in or full of waves
2. moving or proceeding in waves or undulations
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (of hair) set in or having waves and curls
4. unstable or wavering
ˈwavily adv
ˈwaviness n

wav•y

(ˈweɪ vi)

adj. wav•i•er, wav•i•est.
1. curving alternately in opposite directions; undulating.
2. abounding in or characterized by waves.
3. resembling or suggesting waves.
4. vibrating or tremulous; wavering.
[1555–65]
wav′i•ly, adv.
wav′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wavy - (of hair) having waves; "she had long wavy hair"
curly - (of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair"
2.wavy - uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
uneven - not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"

wavy

adjective curving, curly, kinked, curling, rippled, undulating She had short, wavy brown hair.
Translations
مُتَمَوِّجمُتَمَوِّج، تَمَوُّجي
vlnitý
bølget
aaltoileva
valovit
liîaîur, krullaîur
波状の
굽이치는
valovit
vågig
ที่เป็นคลื่น
gợn sóng

wavy

[ˈweɪvɪ] ADJ (wavier (compar) (waviest (superl))) [hair, surface, line] → ondulado

wavy

[ˈweɪvi] adj [hair] → ondulé(e); [line] → sinueux/euse

wavy

adj (+er) hair, surfacewellig, gewellt; wavy lineSchlangenlinie f

wavy

[ˈweɪvɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (hair, surface) → ondulato/a; (line) → ondeggiante, sinuoso/a

wave

(weiv) noun
1. a moving ridge, larger than a ripple, moving on the surface of water. rolling waves; a boat tossing on the waves.
2. a vibration travelling eg through the air. radio waves; sound waves; light waves.
3. a curve or curves in the hair. Are those waves natural?
4. a (usually temporary) rise or increase. the recent crime wave; a wave of violence; The pain came in waves.
5. an act of waving. She recognized me, and gave me a wave.
verb
1. to move backwards and forwards or flutter. The flags waved gently in the breeze.
2. to (cause hair to) curve first one way then the other. She's had her hair waved; Her hair waves naturally.
3. to make a gesture (of greeting etc) with (eg the hand). She waved to me across the street; Everyone was waving handkerchiefs in farewell; They waved goodbye.
ˈwavy adjective
(of hair) full of waves. Her hair is wavy but her sister's hair is straight.
ˈwaviness noun
ˈwave(band) noun
a range of wavelengths on which eg radio signals are broadcast.
ˈwavelength noun
the distance from any given point on one (radio etc) wave to the corresponding point on the next.
wave aside
to dismiss (a suggestion etc) without paying much attention to it.

wavy

مُتَمَوِّج vlnitý bølget wellig κυματιστός ondulado aaltoileva ondulé valovit ondulato 波状の 굽이치는 golvend bølgete falisty ondulado волнистый vågig ที่เป็นคลื่น dalgalı gợn sóng 波状的

wavy

a. ondulado-a.
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