curl·​er | \ ˈkər-lər How to pronounce curler (audio) \

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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One of those spots went to Villarreal, who defeated Deportivo La Coruna on the road, kick-started by this amazing curler by Samu Castillejo, an unstoppable shot past the diving Ruben. Juan Pimiento,, "Barcelona's perfect run ends, Liverpool finish top four and the best of the soccer weekend," 13 May 2018 Vee’s owner Mary Morales gave Weynand her weekly wash and set with curlers, a decades-old tradition. René A. Guzman,, "The Jefferson-area salon cutting and curling for 71 years, Vee’s Hair and Spa," 26 June 2019 None of the five curlers on the 2018 team, two of whom served in the Army, indicated in interviews that there was anything close to a rift. Ben Shpigel, New York Times, "Buoyed by Financial Support, Military Veterans Are a Growing Part of the Paralympics," 18 Mar. 2018 The Times reported that the birds are often hidden in hair curlers, like Gurahoo’s, but have also been found in toilet paper rolls or stuffed into socks. Helen Murphy,, "Man Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle 34 Live Birds in Plastic Hair Curlers," 18 June 2019 Curl the lashes with an eyelash curler, starting right at the root. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "A Guide to Ageless Makeup for Women Over 50, According to an Industry Veteran," 27 Mar. 2019 While the substitutes were settling in, Jamaica’s Shamar Nicholson scored his first international goal with a 25-yard curler. Jonathan Tannenwald,, "USMNT loses to Jamaica, 1-0, in Gold Cup tuneup as reserves deliver poor performance," 6 June 2019 Here, Gina explains exactly how to apply them in three easy steps: Step one: Start by curling your lashes with an eyelash curler to create a solid base for the magnets to stick to. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "How to Apply Magnetic Lashes," 8 Jan. 2019 To create this aesthetic, a lash curler surprisingly isn't involved. Devon Abelman, Allure, "These Are the Biggest Makeup Trends in South Korea in 2019," 8 May 2019

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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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