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noun. ['ˈkoʊm'] a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair.
- fine-tooth comb
- fine-toothed comb
- pocket comb
Rhymes with Comb
How do you pronounce comb?
Pronounce comb as koʊm.
US - How to pronounce comb in American English
UK - How to pronounce comb in British English
Sentences with comb
1. Verb, base form
Get a free copy of your credit report and comb it for errors.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Tighten as hard as you can with the comb between each row.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Stylists can add water and gently comb through the hair.
Quotes about comb
1. If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for.
- Thomas Merton
2. First draft: let it run. Turn all the knobs up to 11. Second draft: hell. Cut it down and cut it into shape. Third draft: comb its nose and blow its hair. I usually find that most of the book will have handed itself to me on that first draft.
- Terry Pratchett
noun. the act of carefully weeding out unwanted things or people.
adjective. resembling a comb; having projections like the teeth of a comb.
noun. ['ˈkoʊm'] the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds.
verb. ['ˈkoʊm'] smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb.
- sleek down
- comb out
- bottom out
verb. ['ˈkoʊm'] search thoroughly.
verb. ['ˈkoʊm'] straighten with a comb.
- straighten out
noun. ['ˈkoʊm'] the act of drawing a comb through hair.
- hair care
noun. ['ˈkoʊm'] any of several tools for straightening fibers.
noun. ['ˈkoʊm'] ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore.
- comb jelly