A rod-shaped metal implement used when heated to curl the hair.(noun)
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Use "curling iron" in a sentence
"My hair could be seared by a curling iron until it smelled like burned flesh and cemented into place with enough aerosol hairspray yes, I helped destroy the ozone, and still within forty-five minutes I looked like Morticia Addams."