verb (used with or without object), cur·dled, cur·dling.
Related formscur·dler, nounnon·cur·dling, adjective, nounun·cur·dled, adjectiveun·cur·dling, adjective
Examples from the Web for curdle
No matter what the subject, he came up with a sound bite that could curdle milk.
And though topical humor tends to be transitory, a really bad gag can take on a life of its own and curdle a political career.
Stir soup over fire a few minutes to reheat; but be careful that it does not boil, or it will curdle.The Story of Crisco|Marion Harris Neil
It must not be added to the eggs in a boiling state or else they will curdle.Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery|A. G. Payne
Stir until the mixture thickens, being careful it does not curdle.The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison
Whip up the eggs, stir carefully into them the hot milk, so as not to curdle the eggs.The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book|Thomas R. Allinson
Yolk of egg is often used in fricassee, cream is better, as the former is apt to curdle.