adjective, knurl·i·er, knurl·i·est.
having knurls or knots; gnarled.
complicated, crooked, tortuous, gnarled, convoluted, intricate, tangled, wry, coiled, contorted, curving, meandering, twisted, sinuous, winding, curved, devious, errant, serpentine, twisting
Origin of knurly
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Examples from the Web for knurly
Historical Examples of knurly
With his knurly forefinger at his puckered forehead he sat and pondered.The Skipper and the Skipped
And he does it all from the point of view of an early (a knurly) Christian.
adjective knurlier or knurliest
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