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    curtsy

    curtsy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word curtsy

    Definition
    (noun) bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
    Synonyms : curtsey
    Definition
    (verb) bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting
    Synonyms : curtsey
    Definition
    (verb) make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect
    Synonyms : bob
    Example Sentence
    • She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for curtsy

curtsy is the short form of COURTESY,meaning POLITENESS

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