1. (of hair) a tendency to curl
Syn: ↑curliness
Ant: ↑straightness (for: ↑curliness)
Derivationally related forms: ↑wavy, ↑curly (for: ↑curliness)
Hypernyms: ↑curvature, ↑curve
Attrubites: ↑curly, ↑straight
2. unevenness produced by waves or wrinkles
Derivationally related forms: ↑wavy
Hypernyms: ↑unevenness, ↑variability

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wavily, waviness
see wavy a.

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