CURVE (Dating Term)

What Does CURVE Mean?

CURVE means "Avoid a Romantic Relationship."

Curve (or curving) is a term used in dating to refer to the practice of ending a relationship in a way that leaves the other party unsure of your intentions.

Unlike a ghost, a curver will occasionally respond to messages, but will not commit to a date or to any other plans. The curver usually lacks the courage to end the relationship and hopes that the other party will take the hint and accept the inevitable.

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When I write CURVE, I mean this:

meaning of CURVE

"Avoid a Romantic Relationship"

Summary of Key Points

"Avoid a Romantic Relationship" is the most common definition of CURVE on online dating sites, such as Craigslist, Tinder, Zoosk and, as well as in texts and on chat forums.
Definition:Avoid a Romantic Relationship
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Example of CURVE Used in a Text


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