curtsy to (one)

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curtsy to (one)

To bow before one in a show of respect or deference. I curtsied to the headmistress when she handed me my diploma.
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curtsy to someone

[for a woman] to dip or bow in deference to someone. Of course, I curtsied to the queen! Do you think I'm an anarchist? The little girls curtsied after they did their dance number.
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I curtsied to her and my husband, Fran, said to me, 'What are you doing?
Some bowed and curtsied to her on a trip back from Paris.
Train officials bowed and curtsied to her on a trip back from Paris.
SUPERSTAR singer Susan Boyle was mistaken for the Queen by Eurostar staff - who even bowed and curtsied to her.
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.