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curtsy

curt·sy [or] curt·sey

curtsy [or] curtsey

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhrt si
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: curtseys, curtsies
definition: a gesture of the body that shows respect made by bending the knees and lowering the body slightly. A curtsy is usually made by women and girls.
Before they danced, the men bowed and the women made a curtsy.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: curtseyed, curtseying, curtseys, curtsied, curtsies, curtsying
definition: to make a curtsy.
She curtsied before the Queen.
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