See more synonyms for wavy on Thesaurus.com adjective, wav·i·er, wav·i·est.
- curving alternately in opposite directions; undulating: a wavy course; wavy hair.
- abounding in or characterized by waves: the wavy sea.
- resembling or suggesting waves: a cotton material with a wavy pattern.
- vibrating or tremulous; unsteady; wavering.
Origin of wavy1
Related formswav·i·ly, adverbwav·i·ness, noun
First recorded in 1555–65; wave
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for wavier
adjective wavier or waviestDerived Formswavily, adverbwaviness, noun
- abounding in or full of waves
- moving or proceeding in waves or undulations
- (of hair) set in or having waves and curls
- unstable or wavering
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Word Origin and History for wavier
1580s, from wave (n.) + -y (2).
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