Definition of 'wavy'

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Example sentences containing 'wavy'

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Her retro wavy hair and smoky make-up left us shaken and stirred - gorgeous. The Sun (2017)Just that little difference lets you control it and make a wavy line instead of little dashes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Compare when your times of loss happened with the wavy line. Carpenter, Anne & Johnson, Geoffrey Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)And that video transition that does wavy lines across the screen? Christianity Today (2000)Sure you recognise the man with the wavy hair? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Each has a spider body with a chapter heading and a series of wavy lines going in and another going out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then he asked me to look at a grid and asked me if the lines on it were straight or wavy. The Sun (2006)She has long wavy white hair. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His collars were frilly lace, his hair wavy and long. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Held by the stalk at the bottom, they look like dainty fans with a wavy edge. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has a cap that collapses into a funnel with wavy edges - the form in which it is most familiar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It consists of long straps with wavy edges and a sharp point, and grows on damp walls and the side of deep ditches. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Printing speed is between 500 and 3000 lines per minute but the lines printed are usually wavy. Samways, B. & Byrne-Jones, T. Computers Basic Facts (1983)Her dark hair, once long and wavy, has been bobbed well above her shoulders. The Sun (2014)If your hair isn't wavy, use a curling wand. The Sun (2012)Visual disturbances: these can precede the headache and common complaints include wavy lines, blind spots and flashing lights. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He has a creative eye and understands the way human hair grows, whether your hair is curly, wavy or straight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

Synonyms of 'wavy'

curving, curly, kinked, curling

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Used Occasionally. wavy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'wavy'

British English: wavy /ˈweɪvɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Wavy hair is not straight or curly, but curves slightly.
She had short, wavy brown hair.
  • American English: wavy
  • Arabic: مُتَمَوِّج
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ondulado
  • Chinese: 波状的
  • Croatian: valovit
  • Czech: vlnitý
  • Danish: bølget
  • Dutch: golvend
  • European Spanish: ondulado
  • Finnish: aaltoileva
  • French: ondulé
  • German: wellig
  • Greek: κυματιστός
  • Italian: ondulato
  • Japanese: 波状の
  • Korean: 굽이치는
  • Norwegian: bølgete
  • Polish: falisty
  • European Portuguese: ondulado
  • Romanian: ondulat
  • Russian: волнистый
  • Spanish: ondulado
  • Swedish: vågig
  • Thai: ที่เป็นคลื่น
  • Turkish: dalgalı
  • Ukrainian: хвилястий
  • Vietnamese: gợn sóng

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