Definition of curler in English:


Line breaks: curl¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈkəːlə


  • 1 (usually curlers) A roller or clasp around which a lock of hair is wrapped to curl it: one of our neighbours with her hair in curlers
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    • Hair can also tangle when piled on top of the head during shampoo treatments, around various types of curlers and in hair brushes.
    • Before curling your eyelashes, heat the curler with a hair dryer for a few seconds.
    • She needs to run hair dryers and curlers and hair irons and other fancy equipment for the few ladies left in the city who still want to look good.
  • 2A player in the game of curling.
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    • Off the west coast of Scotland, Ailsa Craig is renowned among curlers for producing ideal curling stones.
    • Thank goodness our premier hockey players and elite curlers are able to maintain focus.
    • When the Scottish women curlers won a Winter Olympics gold medal in 2002, there were ridiculous prophecies that the popularity of curling would grow.

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