Definition of 'curl'
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She pauses and curls her body forward. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He had a shock of brown curls and a wide mouth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The span consists of four little bridges that curl up to form two hearts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This variety has proved resistant to peach leaf curl disease. The Sun (2015)Can he curl one in as well as he curls his hair? The Sun (2014)Her cats curl up under the covers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Work your way towards the back of your head until all the hair is curled. The Sun (2010)Until then they stay curled up in tight little buds. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Smoke curled across the ceiling and the house alarm began to sound. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the fading light caught the blonde curls of the woman in the group. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her dark curls framed her porcelain skin and full lips. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will curl round and set to a neat round shape. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These muscles work together to curl the toes down from the first and second joints. Muscle Management (1991)Keeping your elbows close to your body curl up towards your shoulders. The Sun (2012)That the little curls of piggy rind would crunch but not twang. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He should have shot first time but decided to check back and his curled effort was wide of the far post. The Sun (2013)The midfielder curled home a superb shot from the edge of the area into the top right-hand corner. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Again Mata curled his left foot around a free-kick. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The midfielder scored with a curling 20-yard free-kick to leave him digging into his memory banks. The Sun (2006)Her hair was more reddish than yellow, curled in appearance naturally '. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)The three had been lying motionless in the rough grass, curled in foetal positions, hoping to be invisible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We've got all these pictures of them when they were tiny, all curled up asleep on airport tables. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'curl'
British English: curl /kɜːl/ NOUN
Curls are lengths of hair shaped in curves and circles.
...a little girl with blonde curls.
- American English: curl
- Arabic: جَعْدَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: caracol
- Chinese: 卷曲
- Croatian: kovrča
- Czech: kadeř
- Danish: krølle
- Dutch: krul
- European Spanish: rizo
- Finnish: kihara
- French: boucle cheveux
- German: Locke
- Greek: μπούκλα
- Italian: ricciolo
- Japanese: 巻き毛
- Korean: 곱슬곱슬한 머리칼
- Norwegian: krøll
- Polish: lok
- European Portuguese: caracol de cabelo
- Romanian: buclă
- Russian: завиток
- Spanish: rizo
- Swedish: lock våg
- Thai: ผมเป็นลอน
- Turkish: bukle saç
- Ukrainian: кучер
- Vietnamese: sự uốn xoăn tóc
British English: curl VERB
If your hair curls or if you curl it, it is full of curls.
She has hair that refuses to curl.
Definition of curl from the Collins English Dictionary
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