from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pair of metal tongs with heated, ceramic plates used for straightening hair.
- n. Anyone or anything which straightens.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, straightens.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which straightens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a device for straightening
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According to the Wall Street Journal, Jennifer Goeres-Arce, a stylist in Escondido, California, says "I went to the doctor and was put on an inhaler" two months after she started treating her clients with the straightener.
She blew her hair dry but left it long and curly rather than wasting time with the straightener.
Gander Mountain Tech hunter 60# compound bow @ 28in. with a bohning linx quiver, whisker buscuit, 3 fixed pin sight, doinker stabilizer, braided rope wrist sling, bored out peep sight w/surgical tubing straightener, limb savers, and several string silencing rubber pieces.
Baby-tooth straightener (Ann Martin) 48A: ATLAS: Google Earth 0.0 (Ari Unikoski, Tel Aviv) 50A: AUTRY: Go for the gold (many entrants) 55A: STONER: The patron saint of work (Tom Panther, Springfield, a First Offender)
I slumped into their room with my lame, hot straightener in hand.
If you need them to dry in a hurry, a hair straightener may be a solution.
Wet socks + Hair straightener = dry socks in under 10 mins.
On DDs hair straightener- Do not use on eye lashes.
Charlie starts yelling about how I need some fake eyelashes and a hair straightener.
I like hot towels before my sushi, I'm not a huge fan of swearing (unless you count wanker), I must have my seltzer in a wine glass with a lime, not a lemon, and if I went camping, I'd dig it ... but would be positively giddy if there were an outlet nearby for my hair-straightener.