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curly

adjective uk   /ˈkɜː.li/  us   /ˈkɝː-/
B1 having curls or a curved shape: He has blond, curly hair. These pigs all have curly tails.
Translations of “curly”
in Korean 곱슬 곱슬한…
in Arabic مُجَعَّد, مَلْفوف…
in Portuguese crespo, encaracolado…
in Catalan arrissat…
in Japanese カールした…
in Italian riccio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捲曲的…
in Russian вьющийся…
in Turkish kıvırcık, bukleli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鬈曲的,卷曲的…
in Polish kręcony, zakręcony…
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