Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of curlicue.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Jesus fuck, I can't even think in curlicues right now.

    Not with a bang, but a flood of white noise.

  • She liked the elaborate curlicues of the monogram which reminded her of the indecipherable script on her grandmother's spoons.

    fly

  • From her desk, she admired the fancy loops and extra curlicues that she had added to the tops and bottoms of her letters to make them look like cursive.

    Ruby Lu Star of the Star of the Show

  • She kept the boub alkusa, the pale green curlicues of interior flesh, and braised it with onions and seven spices to serve as a side dish.

    Day of Honey

  • Now you could view this mass gathering of almost 200 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures as resounding proof of Gauguin as the pioneer modernist, his statuesque Tahitians forefathers to Picasso's early figures, his tendrils and curlicues twining their way through Matisse, his wild and dissonant colours a palette for the fauves.

    Gauguin: Maker of Myth

  • Pain flared, then faded too quickly, curlicues of torn skin weaving themselves back together fast enough to see.

    Crossed

  • Pain flared, then faded too quickly, curlicues of torn skin weaving themselves back together fast enough to see.

    Crossed

  • Elayna gave me a gorgeous carved soapstone skull - the skull is all lacy curlicues, and you can see the brain inside, and its beautiful and perfect.

    Monday

  • If this response were seen from close up, it would include myriad analyses, concise suggestions, and conciliatory curlicues.

    SPECIAL CONTEST ACTIVITY

  • Petronio moves his people in neat washes of movement, cutting at just the right moment into tastefully finished solo or duet curlicues.

    Stephen Petronio Company; Onegin – review

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