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curl·y

curly

 
pronunciation:
kuhr li
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having curls or tending to curl.
Sam has curly hair.
antonyms:
straight
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The word curly contains the following part:
-y1, -ey Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by; full of; tending to
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The suffix -y1, -ey attaches to nouns and a few verbs to form adjectives.