curling iron

noun

Definition of curling iron

: a rod-shaped usually metal instrument which is heated and around which a lock of hair to be curled or waved is wound

Examples of curling iron in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use the right size and type of curling iron or wand. Melissa Matthews, SELF, "14 Useful Tips If You Don’t Know How to Use a Curling Iron," 28 Dec. 2020 To add just a bit more wave, Appleton then added some loose twists using a BaBylissPro 1.25-inch curling iron on its lowest heat setting. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "J.Lo Showed Off A Blonde Wavy Lob At The AMAs," 24 Nov. 2020 For two of us who are notoriously terrible and uncoordinated when using a traditional curling iron, using this magical device was like a breath of fresh air. Emmy Favilla, CNN Underscored, "We tried the $549 Dyson Airwrap and were seriously impressed," 18 Dec. 2020 Dyson created the AirWrap curling iron to dry and curl your hair simultaneously. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, "8 best curling irons of 2020, according to celebrity hairstylists," 6 Nov. 2020 In testing, we were thrilled with its hybrid functionality of curling iron-meets-hair dryer. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "Sephora's huge Holiday Savings Event is here with sitewide discounts for all Insiders," 5 Nov. 2020 In fact, Sephora Rouge shoppers can grab our all-time favorite curling iron, the ghd Curve creative curling wand, as part of this holiday savings event for $159.20 to $179.10, which is a nice chunk of change off its usual $199. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "Sephora's huge Holiday Savings Event is here with sitewide discounts for all Insiders," 5 Nov. 2020 Using warm air instead of high heat, the self-twirling curling iron replaces the damaging temperatures for high-powered streams of wind that smooth your hair around a rotating barrel. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "The Dyson Airwrap Is On Super Sale Right Now," 9 Nov. 2020 Hardges is a fan of this combination flat iron, curling wand and curling iron from Trademark Beauty. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, "8 best curling irons of 2020, according to celebrity hairstylists," 6 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of curling iron

1616, in the meaning defined above

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“Curling iron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curling%20iron. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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curling iron

noun

English Language Learners Definition of curling iron

US : a device with a long metal part that is heated to curl hair

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