An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (with curls)
a. rizado
I'd love to have curly hair.Me encantaría tener el pelo rizado.
b. ensortijado
She got herself blonde curly hair extensions.Se puso extensiones rubias de pelo ensortijado.
c. crespo
My sister has curly hair, and I have straight hair.Mi hermana tiene el pelo crespo, y yo tengo el pelo liso.
d. enrulado (Andes) (Southern Cone)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
The police are looking for a 15-year old with curly black hair.La policía busca a un muchacho de 15 años de cabello negro enrulado.
e. chino
Regionalism used in Mexico
My sister has curlier hair than me.Mi hermana tiene el cabello más chino que yo.
2. (spiralling)
a. enroscado (tail)
The piglet has a pink curly tail.El cerdito tiene una cola rosa enroscada.
b. con florituras (writing)
Don't use a curly font for your résumé because it's more difficult to read.No uses una fuente con florituras para tu currículum porque resulta más difícil de leer.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hair)
a. rizado(a)
b. crespo(a)
c. quebrado(a)
Regionalism used in Mexico
d. enrulado(a)
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curly [ˈkɜːlɪ]
curlier (comparative)curliest (superlative) [+hair, eyelashes, lettuce] rizado; [+writing] de trazo ondulado; lleno de florituras;
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