Origin of comb
OTHER WORDS FROM combcomb·less, adjectivecomb·less·ness, nounun·combed, adjectivewell-combed, adjective
Other definitions for comb (2 of 2)
How to use comb in a sentence
When she first launched paridust, Ehsan would comb her own closet for her artistic stylings.She's Got the Look: How Pari Ehsan Marries Fashion and Art|Allison McNearney|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Upon landing, he was reportedly spotted wandering the tarmac with only a comb in his pocket.
I ask Cuco how The Verne Club gets illegal, over-proof alcohol like absinthe through the fine-toothed comb of Argentine customs.
Impending indictment for felony comb-over rumored to have played a part in the decision.Up to a Point: PJ on Sochi Stray Dog Stew and 1-800-F*CKYOU|P. J. O’Rourke|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the script, David wrote that he wanted the character Christian Bale played to have a comb-over.
He leaves orders that these fellers behind are t' comb the country till he calls 'em off.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
His hair relieved this somewhat, for it was white and always stood gaily on end, defying brush and comb.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The red comb on the top of his head has teeth like a carpenter's saw, and is so large it will not stand up straight.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
The poor beast has no ears left and his mane is all notched like an old broken comb; but Roger loves him.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France
The objects in the engraving are probably the shears, comb, ladle, and an unknown instrument used for cleansing wool.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
British Dictionary definitions for comb
Word Origin for comb
Other Idioms and Phrases with comb
see fine-tooth comb.