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curlyadjective

us   /ˈkɜr·li/
having a curving shape, like part of a circle,: He should keep his curly hair short I want those curly fries for lunch.
curliness
noun [U] /ˈkɜr·li·nəs/
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Translations of “curly”
in Arabic مُجَعَّد, مَلْفوف…
in Korean 곱슬 곱슬한…
in Portuguese crespo, encaracolado…
in Catalan arrissat…
in Japanese カールした…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鬈曲的,卷曲的…
in Turkish kıvırcık, bukleli…
in Russian вьющийся…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捲曲的…
in Italian riccio…
in Polish kręcony, zakręcony…
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