curly - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate curly

curly is hyphenated as curl-y

How to pronounce curly

curly is pronounced ´k[ə]r lēː

Number of syllables in curly

The number of syllables in curly is 2

What part of speech in curly?

curly is an adjective

How common in the word curly?

curly is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does curly convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'curly'

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Common collocations before 'curly'

back, black, brush, dark, eye, hair, head, like, long, look, man, short, skin, through, woman

Common collocations of 'curly'

back, black, boy, brush, dark, down, eye, face, full, girl, gray, hair, hand, has, head, like, little, long, look, man, red, same, short, skin, still, tall, through, under, very, woman

Words with similar spelling to curly

burly, cully, curdy, curry, curtly, curvy, hurly, surly

Common Noun Collocations of curly

beard, boy, brace, bracket, ear, endive, eye, finger, girl, grass, hair, hand, head, lock, lot, man, maple, mass, mop, nose, pair, shock, skin, sugar, tail, term, virus, wig, woman, youth

Common Verb Collocations of curly

bare, be, brush, build, close, crop, cut, enclose, fall, feed, get, have, head, make, nod, open, press, pull, say, scratch, set, shake, show, stick, surround, wear, will, use, blondeness, 's

Common Conjunction Collocations of curly

and, but, nor, or