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curtsy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcurtsycurt‧sy, curtsey /ˈkɜːtsi $ ˈkɜːr-/ verb (curtsied, curtsying, curtsies) [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 SIGN/GESTUREif a woman curtsies, she bends her knees with one foot in front of the other as a sign of respect for an important personbowcurtsy noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
curtsySarah curtsied as the future queen entered the room.He instructed the women to remember to curtsy before the royal personage.
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Verb table
curtsy
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycurtsy
he, she, itcurtsies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycurtsied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave curtsied
he, she, ithas curtsied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad curtsied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill curtsy
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have curtsied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam curtsying
he, she, itis curtsying
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you, we, theyare curtsying
Past
I, he, she, itwas curtsying
you, we, theywere curtsying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been curtsying
he, she, ithas been curtsying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been curtsying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be curtsying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been curtsying
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