1. comet

noun. ['ˈkɑːmət'] (astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisting of a frozen mass that travels around the sun in a highly elliptical orbit.


  • nucleus
  • extraterrestrial object
  • estraterrestrial body


  • artifact


  • comete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cometes (Latin)

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Rhymes with Comet

  • vomit
  • ramat
  • aamodt

How do you pronounce comet?

Pronounce comet as ˈkɑmət.

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Sentences with comet

1. Adjective
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.

2. comet-like

adjective. resembling a comet.