noun, plural curt·sies.
verb (used without object), curt·sied, curt·sy·ing.
- curtis, george ticknor,
- curtiss, glenn hammond,
- curule chair,
Origin of curtsy
Examples from the Web for curtsies
Come along all of you, and make your best bows and curtsies.
When we had made our curtsies to the Empress she desired that we should go round and be presented to His Majesty.Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life|Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
He blushed redder than ever at the sight of us, as we entered the hall and dropped him our curtsies.My Lady Ludlow|Elizabeth Gaskell
She was wandering about in honorable idleness, and when his eyes fell upon her she delivered him one of her curtsies.The American|Henry James
We saw them going toward the house, and exchanged bows and curtsies at a distance, but did not join them.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper