styler

styler

[stahy-ler]
noun
1.
a person or thing that styles.
2.
an electric appliance for setting or styling the hair.

Origin:
style + -er1

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style (staɪl)
 
n
1.  a form of appearance, design, or production; type or make: a new style of house
2.  the way in which something is done: good or bad style
3.  the manner in which something is expressed or performed, considered as separate from its intrinsic content, meaning, etc
4.  a distinctive, formal, or characteristic manner of expression in words, music, painting, etc
5.  elegance or refinement of manners, dress, etc
6.  prevailing fashion in dress, looks, etc
7.  a fashionable or ostentatious mode of existence: to live in style
8.  the particular mode of orthography, punctuation, design, etc, followed in a book, journal, etc, or in a printing or publishing house
9.  chiefly (Brit) the distinguishing title or form of address of a person or firm
10.  botany the stalk of a carpel, bearing the stigma
11.  zoology a slender pointed structure, such as the piercing mouthparts of certain insects
12.  Old Style See New Style a method of expressing or calculating dates
13.  another word for stylus
14.  the arm of a sundial
 
vb
15.  to design, shape, or tailor: to style hair
16.  to adapt or make suitable (for)
17.  to make consistent or correct according to a printing or publishing style
18.  to name or call; designate: to style a man a fool
19.  (intr) to decorate objects using a style or stylus
 
[C13: from Latin stylus, stilus writing implement, hence characteristics of the writing, style]
 
'stylar
 
adj
 
'styler
 
n

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