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curler (plural curlers)

  1. One of a set of small cylindrical tubes used to curl hair
  2. A sportsman who plays curling
  3. (soccer) A pass or a shot of the ball which swerves.
    The captain sent a curler into the top corner of the net.
    • 2011 September 28, Jon Smith, “Valencia 1 - 1 Chelsea”, BBC Sport:
      Lampard was replaced by Kalou but the substitute immediately gave the ball to Jonas, whose 25-yard curler was tipped wide by Cech.