curler

[ kur-ler ]
/ ˈkɜr lər /

noun

a person or thing that curls.
any of various pins, clasps, rollers, or appliances on which locks of hair are wound or clamped for curling.
a player at the game of curling.

Nearby words

  1. curl,
  2. curl one's hair,
  3. curl up,
  4. curled paperwork,
  5. curledly,
  6. curlew,
  7. curlew sandpiper,
  8. curley,
  9. curley, james michael,
  10. curli

Origin of curler

First recorded in 1630–40; curl + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for curler

curler

/ (ˈkɜːlə) /

noun

any of various pins, clasps, or rollers used to curl or wave hair
a person or thing that curls
a person who plays curling
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Word Origin and History for curler

curler

n.

1748, agent noun from curl (v.). Related: Curlers.

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