a hairstyle in which long strands of hair from the side of the head are swept over the scalp to cover a bald patch
Pore Over or Pour OverRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Pore Over vs. Pour OverSince pour is a common word and sounds identical to pore, many English speakers use the verb pour in the verb phrase pore over meaning “to meditate or ponder intently.”
- comb back,
- comb jelly,
- comb out,
- comb-footed spider,
- combat boot,
- combat fatigue
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Examples from the Web for comb-over
In the script, David wrote that he wanted the character Christian Bale played to have a comb-over.