curtsy

(redirected from curtsied)
Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for curtsy

an inclination of the head or body, as in greeting, consent, courtesy, submission, or worship

Synonyms for curtsy

bending the knees

Synonyms

bend the knees in a gesture of respectful greeting

Synonyms

Related Words

make a curtsy

Synonyms

References in periodicals archive ?
They didn't understand at first, so we explained what an MBE was and when he walked in they all bowed and curtsied."
I walked forward to stand beside the Lord Chamberlain who whispered "I will tap you when it is time to move." At this signal I took three paces forward, turned, curtsied, then forward another three paces until I was standing in front of The Queen.
Gowned in white and followed by two escorts, the debs curtsied to the crowd while fathers nervously waited to perform the much-practiced waltz.
Here, the trees curtsied to the salt wind, their branches flying out like strands of long black hair, and sometimes billowing out like witches' cloaks.
The Duchess of Cambridge curtsied in front of the 92-year-old the second time while she greeted the line of people inside the church.
"Cherie Blair never curtsied to anyone, but that is because Cherie Blair is charmless and has no manners" - Lady Colin Campbell, author of Guide To Being A Modern Lady.
Maybe Scout was miffed when no one curtsied to her when she left the shop, or perhaps Tallulah was asking Demi to stop at Toys R Us on the way home so she could buy her very own Ashton, er, Ken doll.
My cousin bowed and I curtsied as the Queen gave me a firm handshake.
The Princess Royal curtsied to Emperor Akihito yesterday as she arrived for a tea party at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
This year, Markle curtsied a few seconds before Middleton did and proved that she no longer needed her guidance.
She said: "Every time she looked my way I curtsied.
In an extraordinary moment Camilla curtsied, then smiled nervously as she greeted the Queen.
One observer who had been present when the pair met said: "Diana curtsied deeply to the Queen Mum.
a But, her Then it's golden girl Mel B, who showed off an all-over sun-kissed sheen as she inexplicably curtsied at an America's Girl ed off ssed plicably merica's Denise in Got Talent bash in Hollywood.