Definition of

Curtsey

  1. (noun, communication) bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
  2. (verb, motion) bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting

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Synonyms of Curtsey

curtsy

Alternate forms of Curtsey

Derivations: curtsey

Hypernyms: bow, gesture, motion, reverence

Origin of the word Curtsey

  1. alt. spelling of curtsy. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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