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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A short twisting line; A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).

Usage examples (39)
  • The curlicue is a little uneven, too, but the chef complimented my pear, and I rather like it myself.
  • Remnants of the feathers and "curlicue" designs can still be seen.
  • And those curlicue, scrolly things along the sides?
  • You know how snow builds up on those curlicue curves. for more
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