Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: curved
IPA transcription: [k'ɝvd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: curved, curving
    Meaning: having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"
Usage examples
  • It is then that the curved polar rays are most conspicuous.
  • Over this he flung a scarlet cloak with its edge fantastically curved.
  • The long trunk of the elephant was curved to make a crook for the handle.
  • The green and scarlet of curved tiles spread under the boys' sight like a curling sea.
  • The path, in another minute, curved around the mountain, and the valley was shut from view.
  • His thin lips curved for a second in the ghost of a smile, as though at some amusing recollection.
  • Noakes traversed less rapidly the curved driveway, pausing where it was cut by a paved way to the door.
  • Tonia dropped the lariat, twisted herself around, and curved a lemon- tinted arm over the ranger's shoulder.
  • The childlike sweet face had become hard and set, the curved mouth was closed tightly over her clenched teeth.
  • About twelve yards in advance of us a prosperous-looking citizen was rounding a clump of bushes where the walk curved.