Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having curls.
  • adjective Having the tendency to curl.
  • adjective Having a wavy grain.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affected with curl. See curl, n., 4 , *, *.
  • Having curls; tending to curl; full of curves, twists, or ripples.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Curling or tending to curl; having curls; full of ripples; crinkled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having curls
  • noun a person or animal with curly hair.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of hair) having curls or waves

Etymologies

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From curl +‎ -y.

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  • One of Peter Pan's lost boys.

    August 9, 2009