Curler Curl"er (k[^u]rl"[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, curls. [1913 Webster]

2. A player at the game called {curling}. --Burns. [1913 Webster]

3. A small cylindrical object sometimes having a clamping attachment, around which hair is wound so as to produce curls; as, she slept all night with a head full of curlers. [PJC]

4. an electrical appliance with a handle and a metal rod-shaped tip which is heated and around which hair is wound, to produce curls in the hair; -- called also curling iron. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • curler — (n.) 1748, agent noun from CURL (Cf. curl) (v.). Related: Curlers …   Etymology dictionary

  • curler — ► NOUN 1) a roller or clasp around which a lock of hair is wrapped to curl it. 2) a player in the game of curling …   English terms dictionary

  • curler — [kʉr′lər] n. a person or thing that curls; specif., a) any of various rollers, clasps, etc. on which a strand of hair is wound for curling b) a person who plays the game of curling …   English World dictionary

  • curler — UK [ˈkɜː(r)lə(r)] / US [ˈkɜrlər] noun [countable] Word forms curler : singular curler plural curlers a plastic or metal tube that you wrap your hair round in order to curl it …   English dictionary

  • curler — noun a) One of a set of small cylindrical tubes used to curl hair The captain sent a curler into the top corner of the net. b) A sportsman who plays curling …   Wiktionary

  • curler — noun Date: 1638 1. a player of curling 2. one that curls; especially a device on which hair is wound for curling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • curler — /kerr leuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that curls. 2. any of various pins, clasps, rollers, or appliances on which locks of hair are wound or clamped for curling. 3. a player at the game of curling. [1630 40; CURL + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Curler — Curlingspieler …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Curler — Hårkrøller, hårruller …   Danske encyklopædi

  • curler — curl|er [ˈkə:lə US ˈkə:rlər] n a small plastic or metal tube used for making hair curl = ↑roller ▪ Her hair was in curlers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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