- curvet [kʉr′vet; ] for v., usually [ kər vet′]n.[It corvetta, dim. < corvo < L curvus: see CROWN]in equestrian exhibitions, a movement in which a horse rears, then leaps forward, raising the hind legs just before the forelegs come downvi.curvetted or curveted, curvetting or curvetingto make a curvetvt.to cause to curvet
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.