Definitions for curvy

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

curvekɜrv(n.; v.; adj.)curved, curv•ing

  1. (n.)a continuously bending line, without angles.

    Category: Math, Common Vocabulary

  2. the act or extent of curving.

  3. any curved outline, form, thing, or part.

  4. a curved section of a road, railroad track, path, etc.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. 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.

    Category: Sport

  6. a graphic representation of the variations effected in something by the influence of changing conditions; graph.

  7. Math. a collection of points whose coordinates are continuous functions of a single independent variable.

    Category: Math

  8. a misleading or deceptive trick.

  9. 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.

    Category: Education

  10. a curved guide used in drafting.

  11. (v.i.)to bend in a curve; take the course of a curve.

  12. (v.t.)to cause to curve.

  13. to grade on a curve.

  14. to pitch a curve to in baseball.

    Category: Sport

  15. (adj.)curved.

Idioms for curve:

  1. ahead of (or behind ) the curve,at the forefront of (or lagging behind) recent developments, trends, etc.

    Category: Idiom

  2. throw someone a curve, to take someone by surprise, esp. so as to cause chagrin.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of curve:

1565–75; (< MF) < L curvus crooked, bent, curved

curv′y(adj.)curv•i•er, curv•i•est.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. curvy, curvey(adj)

    having curves

    "a settee with only one curvy end"

  2. 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

  1. curvy(adjective)ɜrv

    having lots of curves

    a curvy road


  1. curvy(Adjective)

    Having curves

  2. curvy(Adjective)

    buxom or curvaceous

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