Curtsy meaning

kûrtsē
A gesture of respect or reverence made chiefly by women by bending the knees with one foot forward and lowering the body.
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A gesture of greeting, respect, etc. made, esp. formerly, by girls and women and characterized by a bending of the knees and a slight lowering of the body.
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To make a curtsy.
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Alternative spelling of curtsey.
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To make a curtsy.
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Origin of curtsy

  • Variant of courtesy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition