Synonyms for curly

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CURLY

Is it my fault, too, if my hair is too curly, and if I don't think just as other people do?

Some one has remarked that all the good children who die have curly hair.'

He looked so pretty with his curly hair that she could not resist him.

He was a short man, burly, with curly hair, and not an unpleasant face.

You know she's red—I've really got a red one—a curly red one!

But Nature has answered her purpose with the curly, dimpled lunatic.

Finally he died by his own hand and his friend Curly Bill left the country.

Curly had stood champion for this Golden Woman, as they called her.

And when Curly spoke it was to express something of the general thought.

But Curly had no desire to enliven things, and went on quite seriously.

WORD ORIGIN

1770s, from curl + -y (2); earliest use is of hair. Related: Curliness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CURLY

crinkly

adverbwavy
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