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crimper Line breaks: crimp¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪmpə/

Definition of crimper in English:


1A person or thing that crimps.
Example sentences
  • The same is true for styling tools like hot curlers, curling irons or crimpers.
  • Limit the use of hot blow-drying, crimpers, and curling irons.
  • A whole slew of peripheral suppliers also unveiled new gadgets, from fire pressure control technology to crimpers, bars and trailers.
2 informal A hairdresser: the celebrity crimper has built up such a loyal following
More example sentences
  • He had a growing client list and was making a real name for himself as a celebrity crimper and ‘top London hairdresser’ as the papers referred to him.
  • Now her locks are layered and feathered by Udo Walz, a celebrity crimper.
  • The celebrity crimper is trimming back his property portfolio.

Words that rhyme with crimper

shrimper, simper, whimper, Whymper
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