[syn: curler, hair curler, roller, crimper]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Crimper \Crimp"er\ (-[~a]r), n.
One who, or that which, crimps; as:
(a) A curved board or frame over which the upper of a boot or
shoe is stretched to the required shape.
(b) A device for giving hair a wavy appearance.
(c) A machine for crimping or ruffling textile fabrics.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors
or soldiers [syn: crimp, crimper]
2: a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around
which the hair is wound to curl it; "a woman with her head
full of curlers is not a pretty sight" [syn: curler, hair
curler, roller, crimper]