Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having curls.
  • adj. Having the tendency to curl.
  • adj. Having a wavy grain: curly maple wood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having curls
  • n. a person or animal with curly hair.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Curling or tending to curl; having curls; full of ripples; crinkled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having curls; tending to curl; full of curves, twists, or ripples.
  • Affected with curl. See curl, n., 4 , *, *.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of hair) having curls or waves

Etymologies

From curl +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

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