AskDefine | Define curtains

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

curtains
  1. Plural of curtain
  2. An end (in reference to curtains closing at the end of a stage show.)
    It's curtains for you!

Verb

curtains
  1. third-person present of curtain

Translations

Plural of curtain
*French fichu

Extensive Definition

Curtain or curtains may refer to:
  • Curtain, a piece of cloth intended to block or obscure light.
  • Shutter curtain, see Shutter (photography)
  • Curtain, another term for a castle walls.
  • Iron Curtain
  • Curtains - a hairstyle popular in the early to mid 1990s characterized by a floppy fringe resembling curtains,
People:
Music and media:
curtains in Dutch: Gordijn (doorverwijspagina)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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