crimper

crimper
noun
1. someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
Syn: ↑crimp
Hypernyms: ↑kidnapper, ↑kidnaper, ↑abductor, ↑snatcher
2. a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it
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a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight

Syn: ↑curler, ↑hair curler, ↑roller
Derivationally related forms: ↑roll (for: ↑roller), ↑curl (for: ↑curler)
Hypernyms: ↑mechanical device

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  • crimper — crimp ► VERB 1) compress into small folds or ridges. 2) make waves in (hair) with a hot iron. ► NOUN ▪ a curl, wave, or folded or compressed edge. DERIVATIVES crimper noun. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • crimper tool — See wire stripper/crimper tool …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • crimper — noun see crimp I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crimper — See crimp1. * * * …   Universalium

  • crimper — noun a) Small climbing hold that can only be held with the tips of a persons fingers. b) hairdresser …   Wiktionary

  • crimper — n. person or thing that crimps; inhibitor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crimper — noun 1》 a person or thing that crimps. 2》 informal a hairdresser …   English new terms dictionary

  • crimper — crimp·er …   English syllables

  • stripper/crimper tool — See wire stripper/crimper tool …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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