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curvy

or curvey

[kur-vee] /ˈkɜr vi/
adjective, curvier, curviest.
1.
2.
Informal. curvaceous.
Origin of curvy
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; curve + -y1
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adj.

1902, from curve (n.) + -y (2). Related: Curviness.

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