Definition of curlicued in English:

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curlicued

Pronunciation: /ˈkəːlɪkjuːd/

adjective

Having decorative curls or twists: a page of elaborately curlicued and unintelligible script curlicued cornices and portals
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  • The rounded-off curves of the figure's body and face make her seem of a piece with the curlicued chair.
  • The people who work there write your order in gorgeous curlicued Thai letters on the universally green waiter pad.
  • To build up these images, Martinelli apparently rendered the basic architecture in heavy lines and then added curlicued and curved accents.
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