noun. ['ˈkɑːmət'] (astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisting of a frozen mass that travels around the sun in a highly elliptical orbit.
- extraterrestrial object
- estraterrestrial body
- comete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- cometes (Latin)
Rhymes with Comet
How do you pronounce comet?
Pronounce comet as ˈkɑmət.
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Sentences with comet
The best ways to tell the sex of a comet goldfish appear during the breeding season.
2. Noun, singular or mass
When a comet nears the sun, it may lose rock and dust particles ejected in its tail.
adjective. resembling a comet.