Definition of curlicued in English:

curlicued

Line breaks: cur¦li|cued
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːlɪkjuːd
 
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adjective

  • Having decorative curls or twists: a page of elaborately curlicued and unintelligible script curlicued cornices and portals
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    • In the fine tradition of royal memorabilia, the early designs are gilt-edged, curlicued and expected to generate millions of pounds.
    • In drawing, Cocteau's characteristic line, often curlicued but rarely having to rethink, has a bravura which become a visual signature.
    • At the corners of the cube four stumpy pilasters rose to a quadrant of richly curlicued Corinthian capitals.

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