- to gather into spirals or curls; roll up
- to sit or lie with the legs drawn up
Other Word Forms of Curl
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Curl
- curl up
- in curl
Origin of Curl
Middle English crullen, curlen from crulle curly perhaps of Middle Low German origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From metathesis of Middle English crulle.
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