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curl·y

 (kûr′lē)
adj. curl·i·er, curl·i·est
1. Having curls.
2. Having the tendency to curl.
3. Having a wavy grain: curly maple wood.

curl′i·ly adv.
curl′i·ness n.

curly

(ˈkɜːlɪ)
adj, curlier or curliest
1. tending to curl; curling
2. having curls
3. (Forestry) (of timber) having irregular curves or waves in the grain
4. Austral and NZ difficult to counter or answer: a curly question.
ˈcurliness n

curl•y

(ˈkɜr li)

adj. curl•i•er, curl•i•est.
1. curling or tending to curl: curly hair.
2. having curls.
3. (of wood) having a grain with a rippled or undulating appearance: curly maple.
[1720–30]
curl′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.curly - (of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair"
straight - (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"

curly

adjective wavy, waved, curled, curling, fuzzy, kinky, permed, corkscrew, crimped, frizzy She had curly dark hair and black eyes.
Translations
أجْعَد، مُتَجَعِّدمُجَمَّد
kadeřavýkudrnatý
krøllet
kihara
kovrčav
liîaîur, krullaîur
巻き毛の
곱슬머리의
kodrast
lockig
หยักศก ที่เป็นลอน
xoăn

curly

[ˈkɜːlɪ] ADJ (curlier (compar) (curliest (superl))) [hair, eyelashes, lettuce] → rizado; [writing] → de trazo ondulado, lleno de florituras

curly

[ˈkɜːrli] adj [hair] → bouclé(e); (tightly curled)frisé(e)curly-haired [ˌkɜːrliˈhɛərd] adjaux cheveux bouclés; (with tight curls)aux cheveux friséscurly lettuce nlaitue f frisée

curly

adj (+er) hairlockig; (tighter) → kraus; tailgeringelt; lettucekraus; leafgewellt; pattern, writingverschnörkelt; she was much curlierihr Haar war viel lockiger
n (inf, = person) → Krauskopf m

curly

:
curly bracket
curly-haired
adjlockig, lockenköpfig; (tighter) → krausköpfig
curly-head
n (inf)Lockenkopf m; (tighter) → Krauskopf m
curly-headed

curly

[ˈkɜːlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (gen) → riccio/a, ricciuto/a; (eyelashes) → ricurvo/a

curl

(kəːl) verb
1. to twist or turn (especially hair) into small coils or rolls. My hair curls easily.
2. (sometimes with up) to move in curves; to bend or roll. The paper curled (up) at the edges.
noun
1. a coil of hair etc.
2. the quality of being curled. My hair has very little curl in it.
ˈcurler noun
an object round which hair is rolled to make it curl, fastened in the hair.
ˈcurly adjective
curly hair.
ˈcurliness noun
curl up
to move or roll into a position or shape. The hedgehog curled (itself) up into a ball.

curly

مُجَمَّد kudrnatý krøllet lockig κατσαρός rizado kihara frisé kovrčav riccio 巻き毛の 곱슬머리의 krullend krøllet kręcony cacheado, encaracolado курчавый lockig หยักศก ที่เป็นลอน kıvırcık xoăn 卷曲的
References in classic literature ?
That's all right, Daylight," one Curly Parson interposed soothingly.
Now I see," Curly said: "Peter was bringing her to us.
That was the last he saw of the man in the red sweater, and as Curly and he looked at receding Seattle from the deck of the Narwhal, it was the last he saw of the warm Southland.
Hard is the path from A to Z, And puzzling to a curly head, Yet leads to Books--Green, Blue, and Red.
When he straightened himself up to greet us, drops of perspiration were rolling from his thick nose down onto his curly beard.
Dolokhov was of medium height, with curly hair and light-blue eyes.
All the school- children, the singers and the firemen walked on the sidewalks, while in the middle of the street came first the custodian of the church with his halberd, then the beadle with a large cross, the teacher in charge of the boys and a sister escorting the little girls; three of the smallest ones, with curly heads, threw rose leaves into the air; the deacon with outstretched arms conducted the music; and two incense-bearers turned with each step they took toward the Holy Sacrament, which was carried by M.
He now had the appearance of an old man: his beard was long and grey, but his hair, though thin, was still black and curly.
His jet-black, curly hair had turned iron-gray; he was scrupulously neat as ever, but frightfully threadbare.
And it is no use trying not to feel bad because her hair isn't curly and she has marked that resolution out.
When the fight was over, Mastro Antonio had Geppetto's yellow wig in his hands and Geppetto found the carpenter's curly wig in his mouth.
All quiet, curtains down at the lower windows, servants out of sight, and nothing human visible but a curly black head leaning on a thin hand at the upper window.