curlicue definition

  • noun:
    • an elegant angle or curl, like a flourish made with a pen.
    • A fancy twisting or curling shape made from a series of concentric sectors.
    • one thing curled or spiral, as a flourish made out of a pen on paper, or with skates on the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper.
    • One thing fantastically curled or twisted: as, to make a curlicue with all the pen; to reduce curlicues in skating.
    • a short twisting line
    • a round shape formed by a number of concentric groups (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    • an elegant perspective or curl, such as for instance a flourish made with a pen.
    • A fancy twisting or curling form created from a series of concentric groups.
    • a thing curled or spiral, as a flourish fashioned with a pen on paper, or with skates in the ice; a trick; a frolicsome caper.
    • One thing fantastically curled or twisted: as, to produce a curlicue aided by the pen; to reduce curlicues in skating.
    • a brief twisting range
    • a round shape created by some concentric sectors (as created by leaves or flower petals)
  • verb:
    • to create or adorn (some thing) with curlicues, or as if with curlicues
    • to produce or decorate (one thing) with curlicues, or just as if with curlicues

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