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Comb \Comb\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Combed; p. pr. & vb. n. Combing.] To disentangle, cleanse, or adjust, with a comb; to lay smooth and straight with, or as with, a comb; as, to comb hair or wool. See under Combing.

Comb down his hair; look, look! it stands upright.


vb. (en-past of: comb)


adj. (of hair) made tidy with a comb; "with hair combed to the side" [ant: uncombed]

Usage examples of "combed".

Also, she had combed or brushed her hair and she looked considerably better.

Fallon stopped, huffing and puffing, watching through the wide door as cops combed through the stuff in the cluttered workshop.

I shaved, combed my hair, put on a suit none of my new playmates had seen me wear, crossed the street, climbed the stairs of the apartment house and knocked on the door of apartment 3A.

Saint Just said, stepping past her to peer in the mirror, pushing at his already perfectly combed black hair.

I had brushed it, though, and it floated loose around my shoulders, smelling pleasantly of the hyssop and nettle-flower infusion I combed through it to keep lice at bay.

Thinning gray hair was combed low across his forehead in an unfashionable style.

Her jet-black hair was combed out until it hung loosely down below her shoulders.

With her hair given a sophisticated wave and combed back neatly she was radiating raw sex appeal.

When he was done, he combed his hair and braided it, dug the silver knife from the sleeve of the discarded robe and used it to scrape the stubble from his cheeks.

My people have combed the docks between here and Ochram, offering a large reward for you.

Her boot-pelt was parted down the center of the shin and combed back neatly into a cowlick behind her calves.

The wild white hair was carefully combed, the deeper creases in his face were caulked, and his black skin lightened somewhat with a brown powder.

One of the sisters had combed it for her, and it spread in dark waves, gleaming in the candlelight.

Many of them had bathed and donned clean clothing, shaved or trimmed mustaches and beards and combed or braided their long hair.

His neatly combed white hair hung about his shoulders like a silken mantle.