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1roller

noun roll·er \ˈrō-lər\

Definition of ROLLER

1
a :  a revolving cylinder over or on which something is moved or which is used to press, shape, spread, or smooth something
b :  a cylinder or rod on which something (as a shade) is rolled up
2
a :  a long heavy ocean wave
b :  tumbler 1b
3
:  one that rolls or performs a rolling operation
4
:  a slowly rolling ground ball
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First Known Use of ROLLER

13th century

Rhymes with ROLLER

2roller

noun rol·ler \ˈrō-lər\

Definition of ROLLER

1
:  any of various mostly brightly colored nonpasserine Old World birds (family Coraciidae) that perform rolling aerial dives during courtship displays
2
:  a canary having a song in which the notes are soft and run together

Origin of ROLLER

German, from rollen to roll, reverberate, from Middle French roller — more at roll
First Known Use: 1678
ROLLERS Defined for Kids

roller

noun roll·er \ˈrō-lər\

Definition of ROLLER for Kids

1
:  a turning cylinder over or on which something is moved or which is used to press, shape, or smooth something
2
:  a rod on which something (as a map or hair) is rolled up
3
:  a small wheel
4
:  a long heavy wave on the sea
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Medical Definition of ROLLER

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