Definition of "curly" []

  • Having curls. (adjective)
  • Having the tendency to curl. (adjective)
  • Having a wavy grain: curly maple wood. (adjective)
  • Tending to curl; curling (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having curls (adjective)
  • (of timber) having irregular curves or waves in the grain (adjective)
  • Difficult to counter or answer (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "curly" in a sentence
  • "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_."
  • "And these two are killers: Storm wild eye seeker shad and white bass assasin curly shad on a small gamakatsu swimbait hook."
  • "I do not have much hair anyway, so make me look like Curly, and show me the script!! alan you can put to play curly he look like curly is johnny salami steveorth"