Definitions for curvy
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
curvekɜrv(n.; v.; adj.)curved, curv•ing
(n.)a continuously bending line, without angles.
Category: Math, Common Vocabulary
the act or extent of curving.
any curved outline, form, thing, or part.
a curved section of a road, railroad track, path, etc.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Also called curve′ ball`. a baseball pitch delivered with a spin that causes the ball to veer from a normal straight path, away from the side from which it was thrown.
a graphic representation of the variations effected in something by the influence of changing conditions; graph.
Math. a collection of points whose coordinates are continuous functions of a single independent variable.
a misleading or deceptive trick.
an academic grading system based on the scale of performance of the group, so that those performing better, regardless of their actual knowledge, receive higher grades:
to mark on a curve.
a curved guide used in drafting.
(v.i.)to bend in a curve; take the course of a curve.
(v.t.)to cause to curve.
to grade on a curve.
to pitch a curve to in baseball.
Idioms for curve:
ahead of (or behind ) the curve,at the forefront of (or lagging behind) recent developments, trends, etc.
throw someone a curve, to take someone by surprise, esp. so as to cause chagrin.
Origin of curve:
1565–75; (< MF) < L curvus crooked, bent, curved
"a settee with only one curvy end"
bosomy, busty, buxom, curvaceous, curvy, full-bosomed, sonsie, sonsy, stacked, voluptuous, well-endowed(adj)
(of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
"Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
having lots of curves
a curvy road
buxom or curvaceous
Translations for curvy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- curvadoPortuguese (BR)
- křivý, klikatýCzech
- velskabt; veldrejetDanish
- curvo, sinuosoSpanish
- دارای انحناFarsi
- courbe, sinueuxFrench
- vingiuotas, gražios figūrosLithuanian
- gekromd, welgevormdDutch
- svinget; velskaptNorwegian
- دارای انحناPersian
- د انحناء لرونکیPashto
- krivý, kľukatýSlovak
- 曲線形的Chinese (Trad.)
- фігуристий (про дівчину)Ukrainian
- جهكنے والا، مڑنے والاUrdu
- bị uốn congVietnamese
- 曲线形的Chinese (Simp.)
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