curlernoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɜː.lər/ us /ˈkɝː.lɚ/ also roller
curler noun [ C ] (FOR HAIR)
curler noun [ C ] (CURLING PLAYER)
Examples from literature
- Girls who must have kerosene lamps to heat their curlers must look for trouble.
- I wore my hair down my back in curls—that is, when it was done up on curlers the night before—and it was almost tow color.
- Would she be putting up her hair in curlers every night, and whimpering when, as sometimes happens, the slow gait of her horse became intolerable?