[ kurbd ]
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  1. stopped, restrained, or slowed:Possible side effects include a curbed appetite and noticeable weight loss.She decided to pursue a long-curbed passion for acting, and has since appeared in a film or two.

  2. having a raised edge or rim, as at the edge of a roadway:There is no overnight parking on any curbed street all year long.These shower stalls facilitate easy entrance for those unable to enter a bathtub shower or curbed shower stall with ease.

  1. up against or on a sidewalk or at the edge of a roadway:It happens daily: a discharged passenger steps out to cross the street directly in front of a curbed bus and into the path of moving traffic.I had to zigzag my way past the curbed furniture of a newly evicted family.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of curb.

Origin of curbed


Other words from curbed

  • un·curbed, adjective

Words Nearby curbed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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