American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having curls.
- adj. Having the tendency to curl.
- adj. Having a wavy grain: curly maple wood.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having curls; tending to curl; full of curves, twists, or ripples.
- Affected with curl. See curl, n., 4 , *, *.
- adj. Having curls
- n. a person or animal with curly hair.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Curling or tending to curl; having curls; full of ripples; crinkled.
- adj. (of hair) having curls or waves
- From curl + -y. (Wiktionary)
“At the end of a further short period this develops into a light curly mass (_cauliflower_ or _curly head_), which gradually becomes lighter and more solid in appearance, and is then known as _rocky head_.”
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“With large dark eyes, olive complexion, and hair in curly dark ringlets, he was a striking young man.”
“Photo: Entrepreneur Ouidad, who owns a salon that specializes in curly hair in Manhattan.”
“I seem to recall a certain curly haired Yonge street vendor flogging his poetry chapbooks.”
“In addition, she said, there weren't as many weeds last winter, which cut down on the number of insects that transmit the chile-killing virus called curly top, the newspaper reported.”
“Flexi, in short, curly hair and a camo fleece, immediately begins referring to me as manito, shorthand for little brother.”
“Fortunately after years of growing both kinds in the garden and letting them reseed, I now have a hybrid half-flat, half-curly, which is perfect and which I can serve to guests who would snub the curly stuff.”
“Bill was already in the bathroom, staking his territory by laying out the contents of his Dopp Kit on the sink and checking his "coif" that's what he always called his curly Portuguese locks...his "coif", so I opened the door.”
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