ETYM Latin convolutus, p. p. of convolvere. Related to Convolve.
(Botany) Rolled longitudinally upon itself.
Rolled or coiled together.
Having crinkles; wavy; wrinkly.
ETYM AS. crisp, from Latin crispus; cf. carpere to pluck, card (wool), and Eng. harvest. Related to Crape.
1. Tender and brittle; SYN. crispy.
2. Brief and to the point; effectively cut short; SYN. curt, laconic, terse.
3. In small tight curls; SYN. frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappy.
4. Pleasantly cold and invigorating; ('parky' is a British term); SYN. frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy, parky.
5. Pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed; SYN. firm, crunchy.
6. (Of something seen or heard) Clearly defined; SYN. sharp.
ETYM Latin crispatus, p. p. of crispare.
Wavy or notched and curled very irregularly.
1. Formed into short, close ringlets; frizzed; crisp.
2. Crisp; brittle.
(Of a gable or spire) Furnished with a crocket (an ornament in the form of curved or bent foliage).
Sinonimi: curled up | curling
1. Drawn up into a ball; SYN. curled up.
2. Having curls; SYN. curling.
Having curls, wavy (of hair); having a wavy grain (of wood)
(Of hair) Having curls or waves.
Decorated with a wreath; encircled
1. Having the form of a wreath
2. Constituting a wreath
1. Made or become wrinkled as by crushing or folding.
2. Marked with wrinkles or furrows; SYN. wrinkly.