Pronunciation: (kûr'lē), [key]
—adj., curl•i•er, curl•i•est.
1. curling or tending to curl: curly blond hair.
2. having curls (usually used in combination): curlyheaded.
3. having a rippled or undulating appearance, as cut and finished wood: curly maple.
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