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I come from a family of tall, curvy women. I developed in my body and my shape far earlier, so from a young age I accepted it. I embraced it and saw it as an advantage.
Ricki-Lee Coulter

Meaning of "curvy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CURVY

curvy  [ˈkɜːvɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CURVY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Curvy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CURVY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of curvy in the English dictionary

The definition of curvy in the dictionary is curvaceous; having curves.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CURVY


ave
ˈɑːvɪ
carvy
ˈkɑːvɪ
cavo-relievi
ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvɪ
Donleavy
dɒnˈliːvɪ
Garvey
ˈɡɑːvɪ
garvie
ˈɡɑːvɪ
groovy
ˈɡruːvɪ
Harvey
ˈhɑːvɪ
jarvey
ˈdʒɑːvɪ
jarvie
ˈdʒɑːvɪ
Mohave
məʊˈhɑːvɪ
Mojave
məʊˈhɑːvɪ
movie
ˈmuːvɪ
nervy
ˈnɜːvɪ
peavey
ˈpiːvɪ
peavy
ˈpiːvɪ
pervy
ˈpɜːvɪ
poovy
ˈpuːvɪ
scurvy
ˈskɜːvɪ
topsy-turvy
ˈtɒpsɪˈtɜːvɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CURVY

curve ball
curved
curvedly
curvedness
curvesome
curvet
curvetted
curvetting
curvicaudate
curvicostate
curvifoliate
curviform
curvilineal
curvilinear
curvilinearity
curvilinearly
curvirostral
curvital
curvity

WORDS THAT END LIKE CURVY

anchovy
bevy
chevy
Davy
divvy
envy
gravy
heavy
ivy
levy
navvy
navy
poison ivy
privy
Royal Navy
savvy
superheavy
the navy
top-heavy
wavy

Synonyms and antonyms of curvy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «curvy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CURVY

Find out the translation of curvy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of curvy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «curvy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

曲线玲珑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

curvas
570 millions of speakers

English

curvy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुडौल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متعرج
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пышные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

curvilínea
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বক্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

curvy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Curvy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kurvige
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

曲線美の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

매력적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Curvy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cong
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வளைந்த இடுப்புடைய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घुमणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

düzgün vücutlu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

curve
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krzywego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пишні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

curbați
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

curvy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bochtig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kurviga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

curvy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of curvy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CURVY»

The term «curvy» is very widely used and occupies the 13.984 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CURVY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about curvy

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10 QUOTES WITH «CURVY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word curvy.
1
Coco Austin
The reason why I started the clothing line Licious is because I had trouble finding clothes for my body type. I figured if I'm having trouble finding clothes for me, being curvy, I know girls with my body type are probably facing the same issue. And so with the help of my designer, I came up with the idea of creating my own clothing line.
2
Joelle Carter
The first entry into modeling doesn't build your confidence. They pull out the tape measure and pick you apart. I'm a curvy woman, so I was definitely told I was 'too curvy.'
3
Charlotte Church
I'm curvy and wholesome.
4
Ricki-Lee Coulter
I come from a family of tall, curvy women. I developed in my body and my shape far earlier, so from a young age I accepted it. I embraced it and saw it as an advantage.
5
Ricki-Lee Coulter
I'm so proud to be a real woman, a size 14 woman on the cover of a magazine like 'Ralph.' Women's publications rarely put size 14 women on the cover, let alone men's, so I'm really honoured and proud to be on the cover and representing curvy, sexy women out there.
6
Josephine de La Baume
I'm short and curvy, but I think people want to work with me for reasons other than what I look like.
7
Paloma Faith
Curvy is something to be proud of.
8
Fergie
You know, I'm a curvy woman and I just want to be comfortable with that.
9
America Ferrera
I think it's hilarious when people call Jessica Alba or Eva Longoria curvy. Come on. They're not curvy. They're small. I'm curvy.
10
Joanna Garcia
I'm a curvy girl, and I'm a real girl.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CURVY»

Discover the use of curvy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to curvy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Straight and Curvy, Meek and Nervy: More about Antonyms
Rhyming text and illustrations provide examples of antonyms.
Brian P. Cleary, 2011
2
Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns That Fit and Flatter
"This book contains clean, classic patterns including jackets, cardigans, pullovers, sweaters, shawls, shrugs, and more designed for the plus-size figure, with techniques and schematics to show crocheters exactly how to trouble shoot to ...
Mary Beth Temple, 2012
3
Get More Dates Than Your Skinny Friends: A Curvy Girl's ...
"Get More Dates than Your Skinny Friends" is a comprehensive dating guide for plus-size women. Author Kat Bacon touches on the general do's and don'ts of dating while reflecting on the experiences of herself and fellow curvy girls.
Kat Bacon, 2013
4
Simply Stunning Woven Quilts: 11 Easy Techniques, Great Results
I made this quiIt with the circIe curvy weaving technique (simiIar to the circIe weaving technique beginning on page 32) because curvy Iines are more pIayfuI than straight Iines. I fused adhesive to the back of a waIIhanging-size piece of bIack ...
Anna Faustino, 2010
5
Full Figure Monologues: For Curvy Women Who Were Called ...
The women in the book put life into perspective and open up to show others that they are never alone. Life is not always going to be easy no matter what size you are, but the journey is absolutely worth it.
Catina Sinches, 2011
6
The Big, Not-So-Small, Curvy Girls Dating Agency:
Chapter. 3. When he answered the phone, Becky wasn't expecting the photographer to sound so sexy. She could almost feel the dampness between her legs in response to his deep voice. Holy cow, he had one of those voices that vibrated ...
Ava Catori, 2013
7
Vivacious Curvy Quilts
Before you know it, you've also learned significant design and color use strategies, which is typical of how Dianne teaches and of her previous books-Quilters Playtime: Games with Fabric (AQS 2004) and Oxymorons: Absurdly Logical Quilts ...
Dianne S. Hire, 2010
8
The Neurological Basis of Learning, Development and ...
Hence, Ss were alerted to the fact that they should pay attention to the nature of the sides (i.e., curvy or straight). Task 1 was not used to introduce the If/then/ Therefore reasoning pattern. Consequently when Task 2 was presented, Ss would do ...
Anton E. Lawson, 2003
9
The Curvy Girl's Guide to Style
Literally a crash course on having fabulous style at any size, this book explores several areas of style that the average curvy girl struggles with.
Chastity Garner, 2010
10
Curvy: Bringing Together 100 Female Artists from 18 ...
Curvy is an exhibition and book dedicated to leading female graphic designers, illustrators and artists from Australia and around the globe narrowed down to 100 artists and their work, from 18 countries and providing an exciting ...
Beth Yelland, Yen Media International Pty, Limited, Amber Carvan, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CURVY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term curvy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Beyoncé has dubiously inspired a curvy skyscraper in Australia
In 2012, Marilyn Monroe's buxom figure inspired two towers in Canada. Now it's Beyoncé turn to become the muse for a skyscraper in ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
2
Wachman eyeing up Irish Oaks success for Curvy
David Wachman is hoping Curvy can continue on an upward trajectory as she gears up for the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on 18 July. «RTE.ie, Jul 15»
3
Kim Kardashian Flaunts Super Curvy Pregnancy Bod In Skintight …
She's one a curvy mama! Kim paired the look with black stiletto sandals — so cute! You know, most pregnant women wouldn't be caught dead ... «Hollywood Life, Jul 15»
4
PHOTOS: Curvy OAP, Toolz, Get A Surprise Birthday Bash
Yesterday, July 6, was Beat FM On-Air-Personality Tolu Oniru popularly known as Toolz birthday and she got a couple of surprises. First it was ... «NAIJ.COM, Jul 15»
5
NY Curvy Closet Event Will Let You Shop Your Favorite Plus Size …
Everything at NY Curvy Closet — including designer pieces — will be marked under $50, with most items priced waaaay less than that. «Bustle, Jul 15»
6
Chrisette Michele Drops Clothing Line for Curvy Sistas
The Grammy Award-winning songstress stopped by the 2015 ESSENCE Festival and debuted her new venture, a clothing line geared for the ... «Essence.com, Jul 15»
7
Event Alert! Curvy Girl Lingerie's Annual Fashion Show “We Got …
Sponsored by LELO.com, the “We Got Curve Appeal” lingerie fashion show is designed specifically to make curvy girls feel sexy and proud. «PLUS Model Magazine, Jul 15»
8
Meghan McCain's beef with swimsuit designers
Annoyed at the limited selection of swimsuits for curvy and plus-size women, Sen. John McCain's daughter voiced her anger on Twitter on ... «Page Six, Jul 15»
9
THE CURVY ROAD
It was a lovely anthem for the curvy girls of every size. So when it was time to plan the July fashion shoot with that soundtrack in mind and more ... «The INDsider, Jul 15»
10
Curvy Girl Lingerie Presents Their 3rd Annual Plus Size Lingerie …
After two successful events, Curvy Girl Lingerie is back with their annual fashion show. Sponsored by LELO.com, We Got Curve Appeal is ... «Daily Venus Diva Magazine, Jun 15»

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