or curl pa·per
[ kurl-pey-per ]
/ ˈkɜrlˌpeɪ pər /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
OTHER WORDS FROM curlpapercurl-pa·pered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for curlpaper
He called the place—like his volume of poems—his "Papillote," his "Curlpaper."Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist|Samuel Smiles
British Dictionary definitions for curlpaper
/ (ˈkɜːlˌpeɪpə) /
a strip of paper used to roll up and set a section of hair, usually wetted, into a curl
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