verb (used without object), cur·vet·ted or cur·vet·ed, cur·vet·ting or cur·vet·ing.
verb (used with object), cur·vet·ted or cur·vet·ed, cur·vet·ting or cur·vet·ing.
Origin of curvet
Examples from the Web for curvet
Historical Examples of curvet
Cares fly with the first curvet, and the very sight of a spur is enough to prevent one committing suicide.Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
The others left at the post fret, and fidget, and curvet about.Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier
The horses of his body-guard began to paw and curvet to free their feet as the loose reins tightened on their necks.The White Blackbird
Stubb's horse, in particular, began to prance and curvet in a manner which greatly disturbed his rider's equanimity.Vassall Morton
Margaret Douglas flicked her steed impatiently, causing the spirited little beast to curvet.The Black Douglas
S. R. Crockett