Search Result for "crimper":
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;
- Example: "a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight"
[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. [1913 Webster]