Definition of wavy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈweɪvi/

adjective (wavier, waviest)

1Having or consisting of a series of undulating and wave-like curves: she had long, wavy hair
More example sentences
  • Her wavy brown hair was messy, tangled, and pulled into a sloppy ponytail at the nape of her neck.
  • Her wavy brown hair was unkempt as always, and her attire consistently disheveled.
  • It made me sick as he ran a hand through her long wavy locks, pressing his lips against hers.
curling, curly, curvy, curving, curved, undulating, meandering, winding, squiggly, rippled, crinkly, kinked, zigzag
1.1 [usually postpositive] Heraldry Divided or edged with a line formed of alternating shallow curves.



Example sentences
  • He was about 6 foot 1 or 2, with soft brown hair that settled wavily on his head and startling green eyes.
  • The widest zone begins with a belt, composed of two cords and two ribbons, geometrically ornamented, while the aperture is wavily etched.
  • These young couples by themselves are radiant, and they are now clad in radiant silks that glitter wavily like the tongues of fire.


Example sentences
  • So in other words, it's permanently a horrendous mix of straightness and waviness.
  • The morphologic changes such as decreased cell density, decreased collagen fibril density, and loss of fiber waviness that occur with aging predispose the tendon to injury.
  • When a growth of abnormal blood vessels occurs, such bending and waviness can become quite pronounced.

Words that rhyme with wavy

cavy, Davy, Devi, gravy, navy, slavey, venae cavae

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