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Synonyms of curtsy

Noun


1. curtsy, curtsey, reverence, gesture, motion

usage: bending the knees; a gesture of respect made by women

Verb


1. curtsy, curtsey, bow

usage: bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting

2. curtsy, bob, greet, recognize, recognise

usage: make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"

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