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See definition of curlicue on Dictionary.com
  • as inspiral
  • as intwist
  • as inwave
  • as incoil
  • as inconvolution
  • as incurl
  • as incurve
  • as indecoration

synonyms for curlicue

  • coil
  • corkscrew
  • flourish
  • gyration
  • gyre
  • helix
  • quirk
  • screw
  • volute
  • whorl
  • curve
  • flourish
  • convolution
  • zigzag
  • arc
  • bend
  • braid
  • twine
  • spiral
  • roll
  • swivel
  • jerk
  • undulation
  • ply
  • warp
  • coil
  • plug
  • pull
  • turn
  • wrench
  • meander
  • wind
  • yank
  • torsion
  • helix
  • hank
  • undulation
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • twist
  • intricacy
  • winding
  • gyration
  • swirl
  • coil
  • serpentine
  • tortuousness
  • involution
  • sinuousness
  • sinuosity
  • helix
  • coiling
  • snaking
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How to use curlicue in a sentence

His face tells a complicated story by itself—no fancy filmmaking curlicues required.
MONSTER TELLS A HARROWING STORY—BUT THE FILMMAKING GETS IN THE WAYSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMAY 7, 2021TIME
His face and hands were spare and lean, but his uniform was immaculate, covered with every curlicue the regulations allowed.
THE RISK PROFESSIONDONALD EDWIN WESTLAKE
The guns boom, and soon a little curlicue of light is seen curving through the air.
WITH THE BATTLE FLEETFRANKLIN MATTHEWS
Lola's color scheme is right, and I've got everything else down to the last curlicue of chrome.
THE GALAXY PRIMESEDWARD ELMER SMITH
One somewhat distinctive feature is found here, namely, the very frequent use of the curlicue or roll as an ornamental feature.
DECORATIVE ART OF INDIAN TRIBES OF CONNECTICUTFRANK GOULDSMITH SPECK
A minute afterward, a delicious curlicue cake was ready for a customer.
OUR LITTLE SIAMESE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Eventually old Clay Kittredge died, and the son chopped the "Jr." curlicue from the end of his name and began a new rgime.
IN A LITTLE TOWNRUPERT HUGHES
I am called Curlicue, and am an object of derision; I entreat you to make me less ridiculous.'
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WORDS RELATED TO CURLICUE

  • bight
  • braid
  • circle
  • convolution
  • corkscrew
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • involution
  • lap
  • loop
  • ring
  • roll
  • scroll
  • spiral
  • tendril
  • turn
  • twine
  • twirl
  • twist
  • whorl
  • wind
  • coil
  • coiling
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • intricacy
  • involution
  • serpentine
  • sinuosity
  • sinuousness
  • snaking
  • swirl
  • tortuousness
  • twist
  • undulation
  • winding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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