adjective, curl·i·er, curl·i·est.
Words nearby curly
OTHER WORDS FROM curlycurl·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for curly
In person, Gondry is more Joel than Doc Brown—a fragile, soft-spoken man with a mop of curly brown hair.Michel Gondry on ‘Mood Indigo,’ Kanye West, and the 10th Anniversary of ‘Eternal Sunshine’|Marlow Stern|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Apparently Game of Thrones directors are too—and they've made sure his curly brown 'do won't be going anywhere.Kit Harrington's Hair Has Its Own Game of Thrones Contract; Russell Westbrook Collaborates With Barneys New York|The Fashion Beast Team|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Among them was Rowena Estoya's husband Bernado, a bicycle rickshaw driver with curly hair and a patient manner.Typhoon Haiyan: The Philippine Village that Lost Its Men|The Telegraph|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With his thick, curly head of hair and a wry smile, the junior Paul is a smoother, more pragmatic political operator.
The authorities described him as a light-skinned Caucasian male with brown, curly hair and dressed in a hooded, gray sweatshirt.Inside the Boston Marathon Bombers Predawn Manhunt|Brian Ries, Nina Strochlic, Michael Moynihan, Ben Teitelbaum|April 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The effect of my one candle lighting up his curly hair was good and my rhyme was well received.Julia Ward Howe|Laura E. Richards
Here were Jim and Curly surrounded by five men all hot for war.
I looked at the curly head upon the pillow, at the smiling, handsome face under the curls.A Thief in the Night|E. W. Hornung
"You didn't know any more'n us fellers knowed all along," said Curly.Heart's Desire|Emerson Hough
Then the boss offered wages to Curly, and the priest took sides with him.