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comb out

Definition of comb out

  1. 1 :  to make (hair) neat and smooth with a comb <She sat in front of the mirror combing out her hair.>

  2. 2 :  to smooth out (tangles in hair) with a comb <Her mother combed the tangles out.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a toothed instrument used especially for adjusting, cleaning, or confining hair

    :  a structure resembling such a comb

    :  any of several toothed devices used in handling or ordering textile fibers

  1. :  to draw a comb through for the purpose of arranging or cleaning

    :  to pass across with a scraping or raking action

    :  to eliminate (as with a comb) by a thorough going-over

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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