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Definition of "wavy" []

  • Abounding or rising in waves: a wavy sea. (adjective)
  • Marked by or moving in a wavelike form or motion; sinuous. (adjective)
  • Having curls, curves, or undulations: wavy hair. (adjective)
  • Characteristic or suggestive of waves. (adjective)
  • Wavering; unstable. (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.

Use "wavy" in a sentence
  • "But the stereotyped use of the _bordure wavy_ in England with a set meaning, gives to the wavy variety a lack of desirability."
  • "Thin wavy noodles were involved, and a Thai-like sauce."
  • "Sir Edgar was a fine, handsome man, of about thirty-five years of age, standing some five feet nine or ten inches in his stockings, well made, with dark brown hair that covered his head in short wavy curls."