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crimper (plural crimpers)

  1. Small climbing hold that can only be held with the tips of a person's fingers.
  2. (chiefly Britain) hairdresser.
  3. Someone who adds pleats to fabric for clothes, drapery, etc.
  4. A tool used to crimp, to join two pieces of metal.
  5. A curved board or frame over which the upper of a boot or shoe is stretched to the required shape.
  6. A device for giving hair a wavy appearance.
  7. A machine for crimping or ruffling textile fabrics.
  8. An instrument for crimping or ruffling pastry when making a pie.