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.

Wiktionary

  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.


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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