curvy

or curv·ey

[kur-vee]

adjective, curv·i·er, curv·i·est.

Informal. curvaceous.

Nearby words

  1. curvet,
  2. curvette,
  3. curvilinear,
  4. curvilinear coordinate system,
  5. curvilinear tracery,
  6. curzon,
  7. curé,
  8. cusa, nicholas of,
  9. cusack,
  10. cusanus

Origin of curvy

First recorded in 1900–05; curve + -y1

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Word Origin and History for curvy

curvy

adj.

1902, from curve (n.) + -y (2). Related: Curviness.

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