Straightened vs Straightener - What's the difference?

straightened | straightener |


As a verb straightened

is (straighten).

As a noun straightener is

a pair of metal tongs with heated ceramic plates used for straightening hair.

straightened

English

Verb

(head)
  • (straighten)
  • See also

    * straitened

    straighten

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cause to become straight.
  • To become straight.
  • To put in ; to tidy up.
  • to straighten one's affairs, or an account
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  • To clarify a situation or concept to (an audience).
  • (slang) To .
  • To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
  • Derived terms

    * straightener * straighten out

    See also

    * straiten

    straightener

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pair of metal tongs with heated ceramic plates used for straightening hair.
  • Anyone or anything which straightens.