curlier, curliest
1) ADJ-GRADED Curly hair is full of curls.

I've got naturally curly hair...

Her hair was dark and curly.

2) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n Curly is sometimes used to describe things that are curved or spiral in shape.

...cauliflowers with extra long curly leaves.

...dragons with curly tails.

...spectacular curly water slides.


English dictionary. 2008.

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