HyperDic: curl_up

English > 1 sense of the expression curl up:
VERBmotioncurl up, curl, draw inshape one's body into a curl
English > curl up: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
Meaningshape one's body into a curl.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscurl, draw in
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Similar toattract, pull, pull in, draw, draw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes

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