curl´i|ness


curl´i|ness
curl|y «KUR lee», adjective, curl|i|er, curl|i|est.
1. curling; wavy: »

curly hair.

2. having curls or curly hair: »

a curly head.

3. a) having a grain which forms a wavy pattern: »

curly birch.

b) forming a wavy pattern: »

birch with a curly grain.

curl´i|ly, adverb.
curl´i|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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