curl·​er | \ˈkər-lər \

Definition of curler 

1 : a player of curling

2 : one that curls especially : a device on which hair is wound for curling

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Finish the look with black liner on your lash and waterline, then generously apply mascara and use a curler on your lashes. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Bella Hadid Wore a Glittery Smoky Eye During Paris Fashion Week," 26 Sep. 2018 One of my most irrational fears, besides skinks and jumping off of things, is lash curlers. Devon Abelman, Allure, "Hourglass's New Caution Extreme Lash Mascara Is Like a Lash Lift in a Tube," 10 July 2018 Getty Images Jamie Squire—Getty Images Canadian curlers Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris already won a gold medal in the new mixed doubles event for curling at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Jennifer Calfas, Time, "These Are the New Events on the Winter Olympics Sports Lineup This Year," 18 Feb. 2018 Neymar, who had been involved only fitfully, picked his spot and unleashed a curler. Jonathan Wilson,, "Belgium's Golden Generation Shines Brightest in Ousting Brazil From World Cup," 6 July 2018 To complete the look, a good hair curler will come in handy. Wendy Sy, Allure, "Colorist Uses Balayage to Create "Khloé Blonde" Hair Color Inspired by Your Favorite Kardashian," 20 June 2018 The last shot gives a team an advantage: a curler can sneak a shot near the button or knock out an opponents scoring stones. Sean Gregory/gangneung, Time, "Your Ultimate Guide to the Curling Gold Medal Match, the Last Must-See Winter Olympics Event," 23 Feb. 2018 For those of you hoping gold medal-winning U.S. curler Matt Hamilton would really be best friends with Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers after returning from South Korea, sorry. Charles Curtis, USA TODAY, "Hamilton hasn't heard from Rodgers since Olympics," 23 Mar. 2018 Kim believes the exposure the sport has received in Pyeongchang will lead to an influx of new curlers in the country, particularly because parents will support children taking it up. Kristen Gelineau, Time, "The 'Garlic Girls' Are the Real Rock Stars of the PyeongChang Olympics," 23 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of curler

1638, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of curler

: a small plastic or metal tube around which hair is wrapped to make it curl

: a device that curls something

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