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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Bending at the knees v. - Bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting.

Usage examples (37)
  • The "curtsey" -- or "courtesy" -- is a feature of the minuet, and revived with the old-fashioned dance.
  • She made a kind of curtsey and began to speak, but no sooner did she see his face than she held her tongue.
  • Just as Mrs Jenkins was making a kind of curtsey by the bedside Gladys said that she saw Mr Prothero riding up to the house.
  • ‘As you please, young gentleman,’ said the landlady, and then, making a kind of curtsey, she again retired to the side apartment. for more
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