Synonyms of curl in English:

curl


See definition of curl

verb

1‘smoke curled up from his cigarette’

SYNONYMS

spiral, coil, wreathe, twirl, swirl, furl

wind, curve, bend, twist, twist and turn, loop, meander, snake, corkscrew, zigzag

2‘Ruth curled her arms around his neck’

SYNONYMS

wind, twine, entwine, wrap

3‘she washed and curled my hair’

SYNONYMS

crimp, wave, tong

perm

4‘the rain had made his hair curl even more’

SYNONYMS

go curly, go frizzy, frizz out, frizzle, crinkle

5‘they curled up together on the sofa’

SYNONYMS

nestle, snuggle, cuddle

huddle

North American snug down


noun

1‘her blonde hair was a mass of tangled curls’

SYNONYMS

ringlet, corkscrew, coil, kink, wave

kiss-curl

2‘a curl of smoke’

SYNONYMS

spiral, coil, wreath, twirl, swirl, furl, twist, corkscrew, curlicue, whorl, helix, gyre


Phrases

    make someone's hair curl

      ‘I could tell you things about him that would make your hair curl’

      SYNONYMS

      shock, stun, horrify, appal, scandalize, make someone's blood run cold

      make someone's hair stand on end