Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to curling: curling stones

curl (one's) lip

To sneer at something. When I heard what was for dinner, I curled my lip in disgust. Don't you curl your lip at me! I did nothing wrong here!
See also: curl, lip

curl (one's) hair

To shock or terrify someone. That horror movie sure curled my hair—I could not sleep for a week! Geez, don't sneak up on me like that, you're gonna curl my hair!
See also: curl, hair
References in periodicals archive ?
Starting in 1986, Conair was the first company to market ThermaCELL curling irons in the US.
He said: "I used to curl before I came down here in the late Sixties and since then there have been a number of attempts to get curling going in England.
The portability and convenience of the cordless Big Curls curling iron makes these porducts ideal for handling today's busy lifestyles, which get even more hectic during the holidays," said Joe Modica, director of marketing for Conair.
Canada is to curling what the United States is to basketball.
John Curling has been instrumental in creating and growing the process-scale biochromatography business of the largest supplier to the biopharmaceutical industry," noted Noubar Afeyan, Ph.
Farouk Systems Unveils CHI ARC Rotating Curling Iron II-56
com/sports/eve-muirhead-beats-rachel-homan-to-win-canadian-open-championship) The Canadian Press , Skip Muirhead placed a record of 6-1 through the round-robin play and knockout phase, which includes two wins over Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg (Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics' gold medalist), to win the inaugural Canadian Open women's curling championship.
The Welsh Curling Association is hoping to set up the facility, costing about PS350,000, next to the leisure centre, which could more than triple its 100 strong membership.
This makes the curling process more manageable and keeps the curls looking even around the whole head.
Scotland's Olympic curling hero Rhona Martin last night quit the sport after stepping down from her post as coach of the Women's Performance Programme.
Before you start curling, wash and blow dry your hair.
Start by applying a curling cream to the hair from roots to ends, separating hair and twisting around your finger to define into individual curls," advises David Fletcher, Unite stylist.
An introductory youth curling program expanded to include four Aboriginal elementary schools in northern British Columbia.
If we had more TV coverage, there would probably be more curling clubs," says Ted Paul, a 33-year member of the Petersham Curling Club.
By using a curling iron and the Curls and Waves products, women can duplicate the sexy, bouncy curls that so many celebrities are showing off today.