curtsy definition

  • noun:
    • A gesture of respect or reverence made mainly by females by bending the knees with one foot forward and bringing down the body.
    • Alternative spelling of curtsey.
    • identical to courtesy, 3.
    • bending the legs; a gesture of value produced by women
    • A gesture of respect or reverence made chiefly by females by bending the legs with one-foot forward and bringing down your body.
    • alternate spelling of curtsey.
    • Same as courtesy, 3.
    • flexing the legs; a gesture of value made by ladies
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to help make a curtsy.
    • to help make a curtsy.
  • others:
    • identical to courtesy.
    • identical to courtesy.
  • verb:
    • make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of value
    • flex the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting
    • make a curtsy; generally done only by girls and ladies; as an indication of respect
    • fold the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting

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