Definitions for curl up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curl up, curl, draw in(verb)

    shape one's body into a curl

    "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. curl up(verb)ɜrl

    to sit or lie in a curved shape

    I curled up on the couch with a book.


  1. curl up(Verb)

    to curl, make curly, shape into curls

  2. curl up(Verb)

    to become curly

  3. curl up(Verb)

    to coil or shrivel, make into a coil

  4. curl up(Verb)

    to become coiled or shriveled

  5. curl up(Verb)

    to shape one's body into a somewhat ball-like shape, with one's legs tucked into the abdomen, especially for cosiness or for protection.

Anagrams of curl up

  1. upcurl

Translations for curl up

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

curl up

to move or roll into a position or shape

The hedgehog curled (itself) up into a ball.

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