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Curled

kəːl

Meanings of Curled:

verb

Form or cause to form into a curved or spiral shape.

Usage examples:

Her fingers curled round the microphone
noun

Something in the shape of a spiral or coil, especially a lock of hair.

Usage examples:

Her blonde hair was a mass of tangled curls

Curler

ˈkɜː.lər

Meanings of Curler:

noun

A roller or clasp around which a lock of hair is wrapped to curl it.

Usage examples:

One of our neighbours with her hair in curlers

Meanings of Curlers:

noun

A roller or clasp around which a lock of hair is wrapped to curl it.

Usage examples:

One of our neighbours with her hair in curlers

Curlew

ˈkɜː.ljuː

Meanings of Curlew:

noun

A large wading bird of the sandpiper family, with a long downcurved bill, brown streaked plumage, and frequently a distinctive ascending two-note call.

Usage examples:

In the mud flats of the bay of fundy, you'll see large roosts of shorebirds - plovers, yellowlegs, …

Curlews

ˈkɜː.ljuː

Meanings of Curlews:

noun

A large wading bird of the sandpiper family, with a long downcurved bill, brown streaked plumage, and frequently a distinctive ascending two-note call.

Usage examples:

In the mud flats of the bay of fundy, you'll see large roosts of shorebirds - plovers, yellowlegs, …

Meanings of Curlicue:

noun

A decorative curl or twist in calligraphy or in the design of an object.

Usage examples:

The wide bridge was decorated with gilded wrought-iron curlicues

Meanings of Curlicued:

adjective

Having decorative curls or twists.

Usage examples:

A page of elaborately curlicued and unintelligible script

Curlicues

ˈkəːlɪkjuː

Meanings of Curlicues:

noun

A decorative curl or twist in calligraphy or in the design of an object.

Usage examples:

The wide bridge was decorated with gilded wrought-iron curlicues

Meanings of Curlier:

adjective

Made, growing, or arranged in curls or curves.

Usage examples:

My hair is just naturally thick and curly

Meanings of Curliest:

adjective

Made, growing, or arranged in curls or curves.

Usage examples:

My hair is just naturally thick and curly

Curling

kəːl

Meanings of Curling:

noun

A game played on ice, especially in scotland and canada, in which large round flat stones are slid across the surface towards a mark. members of a team use brooms to sweep the surface of the ice in the path of the stone to control its speed and direction.

Usage examples:

If you knew that the preliminary rounds of olympic curling began this week, you're probably on the …
verb

Form or cause to form into a curved or spiral shape.

Usage examples:

Her fingers curled round the microphone

Curlingly

ˈtəʊˌkɜː.lɪŋ.li

Meanings of Curlingly:

adverb

In a way that makes you feel extremely embarrassed for someone

Usage examples:

Why are most media interviews so toe-curlingly embarrassing?, she was in a string of toe-curlingly …

Curls

kɜːl

Meanings of Curls:

verb

Form or cause to form into a curved or spiral shape.

Usage examples:

Her fingers curled round the microphone
noun

Something in the shape of a spiral or coil, especially a lock of hair.

Usage examples:

Her blonde hair was a mass of tangled curls

Meanings of Curly:

adjective

Made, growing, or arranged in curls or curves.

Usage examples:

My hair is just naturally thick and curly

Meanings of Curlycue:

noun

A decorative curl or twist in calligraphy or in the design of an object.

Usage examples:

The wide bridge was decorated with gilded wrought-iron curlicues

Meanings of Curlycues:

noun

A decorative curl or twist in calligraphy or in the design of an object.

Usage examples:

The wide bridge was decorated with gilded wrought-iron curlicues

Curmudgeon

kəˈmʌdʒ.ən

Meanings of Curmudgeon:

noun

A bad-tempered person, especially an old one.

Usage examples:

Only the worst curmudgeon could dislike this site.

Curmudgeonly

kəˈmʌdʒ.ən.li

Meanings of Curmudgeonly:

adjective

(especially of an old person) bad-tempered and negative.

Usage examples:

A curmudgeonly old man

Curmudgeons

kəːˈmʌdʒ(ə)n

Meanings of Curmudgeons:

noun

A bad-tempered person, especially an old one.

Usage examples:

Only the worst curmudgeon could dislike this site.

Currach

ˈkʌrə(x)

Meanings of Currach:

noun

A small round boat made of wickerwork covered with a watertight material, propelled with a paddle; a coracle.

Usage examples:

Access to the island is by small open boats and currachs with ferries running from both bullsmouth …

Meanings of Currachs:

noun

A small round boat made of wickerwork covered with a watertight material, propelled with a paddle; a coracle.

Usage examples:

Access to the island is by small open boats and currachs with ferries running from both bullsmouth …

Curragh

ˈkʌrə(x)

Meanings of Curragh:

noun

(in ireland and the isle of man) a stretch of marshy waste ground.

Curraghs

ˈkʌrə(x)

Meanings of Curraghs:

noun

A small round boat made of wickerwork covered with a watertight material, propelled with a paddle; a coracle.

Usage examples:

Access to the island is by small open boats and currachs with ferries running from both bullsmouth …

Currajong

ˈkʌrədʒɒŋ

Meanings of Currajong:

noun

An australian plant which produces useful tough fibre.

Usage examples:

In addition, those strange looking boab trees, tall livistona palms, beautiful water lilies, colour…

Currant

ˈkʌr.ənt

Meanings of Currant:

noun

A small dried fruit made from a small seedless variety of grape originally grown in the eastern mediterranean region and much used in cooking.

Usage examples:

A currant bun

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