noun, plural curt·sies.
verb (used without object), curt·sied, curt·sy·ing.
Words nearby curtsy
Origin of curtsy
Examples from the Web for curtsy
I saw her curtsy, turned, and there stood Mr. Lee, looking at me gravely.Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life|Ann S. Stephens
Moreover, right is right, and law and justice must not curtsy even to pity for the innocent and tenderness for those who suffer!Lewis Rand|Mary Johnston
Eppie did not come forward and curtsy as she had done before, but she held Silas's hand in hers and grasped it firmly.The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV.|Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
His lordship gave me an indulgent look and acknowledged my curtsy very graciously.Bleak House|Charles Dickens
“I dare to say your ladyship is right,” said Dinah, dropping a curtsy.St. Ronan's Well|Sir Walter Scott