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Meaning of CURTSY

Pronunciation:  'kurtsee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  bending at the knees; a gesture of respect made by women
  2. [v]  make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect; "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"
  3. [v]  a gesture of respectful greeting, for women

CURTSY is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bob, curtsey, curtsey
 See Also: bow, bow, bow, bow down, bowing, greet, obeisance, recognise, recognize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Curt"sy\ (k?rt"s?), n.
Same as {Courtesy}, an act of respect.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: To curtsy to someone in your dream, suggests that you are acknowledging something that is greater than you and deserves your respect. You are submitting to a power larger than you.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accost, address, bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bend to, bending the knee, bid good day, bid good morning, bob, bob a curtsy, bob down, bow, bow and scrape, bow down, bow the head, bow to, bowing and scraping, cringe to, crouch, crouch before, dipping the colors, do homage, do obeisance, duck, embrace, exchange greetings, fall down before, genuflect, genuflection, greet, greeting, grovel, hail, hand-clasp, handshake, hello, homage, how-do-you-do, hug, inclination, kiss, kiss hands, kneel, kneel to, kneeling, knuckle to, kowtow, lift the hat, make a leg, make a reverence, make obeisance, making a leg, nod, nod to, obeisance, obsequiousness, presenting arms, prostration, pull the forelock, reverence, salaam, salutation, salute, say hello, scrape, servility, shake, shake hands, smile, smile of recognition, squat, standing at attention, stoop, submission, submissiveness, supination, touch the hat, truckle to, uncover, wave