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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.
References in classic literature ?
She laughed softly, and took off her hat, straightening the wavy brown hair, which had escaped bounds a little, in front of the mirror.
The young girl, whilst the prisoner was mounting the staircase, appeared at the narrow door of her chamber, which opened on that very flight of steps; and, holding the lamp in her right hand, she at the same time lit up her pretty blooming face, surrounded by a profusion of rich wavy golden locks, whilst with her left she held her white night-dress closely over her breast, having been roused from her first slumber by the unexpected arrival of Van Baerle.
I ran up and drove at his head with my spade, struck him fairly across the neck, and in a minute he was all about my feet in wavy loops.
This line of reflection I discovered to be as distressing as the former, but, though I tried to turn my mind to other things, it persisted in returning to the vision of an oval face, sun-tanned; of smiling lips, revealing white and even teeth; of brave eyes that harbored no shadow of guile; and of a tumbling mass of wavy hair that crowned the loveliest picture on which my eyes had ever rested.
And then one by one they got up and stood, and went a-weaving around the ring so gentle and wavy and graceful, the men looking ever so tall and airy and straight, with their heads bobbing and skimming along, away up there under the tent-roof, and every lady's rose-leafy dress flapping soft and silky around her hips, and she looking like the most loveliest parasol.
His long, dark hair, softly powdered here and there with silver tendrils, fell elegantly over his shoulders in wavy curls; his voice was still youthful, as if belonging to a Hercules of twenty-five, and his magnificent teeth, which he had preserved white and sound, gave an indescribable charm to his smile.
Hills, but of trifling height, were seen in wavy lines upon the horizon.
He was a man of twenty-six, very fair, with long, wavy hair through which he passed his hand frequently with a careless gesture.
Straining my eyes, I fancy I can discern a wavy black object covering her head and shoulders which looks like a large veil.
He had a pointed brown beard and thick wavy brown hair.
March folded the wavy chestnut lock, and laid it away with a short gray one in her desk.
The children acted as guides; they walked us along the top of the highest walls, then took us up into a high tower and showed us a wide and beautiful landscape, made up of wavy distances of woody hills, and a nearer prospect of undulating expanses of green lowlands, on the one hand, and castle-graced crags and ridges on the other, with the shining curves of the Neckar flowing between.