Pronunciation of Comb
/kˈə͡ʊm/, /kˈəʊm/, /k_ˈəʊ_m/
Synonyms for comb:
rinse, hair grip, permanent, cobweb, bobby pin, gizzard, conditioner, honeycomb, crest, curler, spiderweb, hairdryer, fine-tooth comb, talon, hairpin, scrunch-dry, blow-dry, hairnet, beak, haircare, blow dryer, perm, anthill, pomade, hair spray, henna, curling iron, plumage, hair slide, hairbrush, permanent wave, sweep back, tousle, wingtip, cornrow, barrette, peroxide, backcomb, dye, feather, tonsorial.
Sense 1 (noun)
currycomb, anthill, cobweb, web, honeycomb, spiderweb.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
arrange hair (verb)
search by ransacking (verb)
Usage examples for comb:
- I think I have a piece of honey- comb canvas left that would be just about the right size- you might do a Greek border with rose- colored worsted. - "Chicken Little Jane", Lily Munsell Ritchie.
- All I can swear to is clouds of dust, and horns honkin', and telegraph poles lookin' like teeth in a comb, and Jonadab's face set as the Day of Judgment. - "The Depot Master", Joseph C. Lincoln.
- You couldn't play on a side- comb, much less play on the piano like Charley does. - "Every Soul Hath Its Song", Fannie Hurst.