backcomb


backcomb
back|comb [ˈbæk-kəum US -koum] v [T] BrE
to comb your hair against the way it grows in order to make it look thicker and shape it into a style
American Equivalent: tease

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • backcomb — ► VERB chiefly Brit. ▪ comb (the hair) towards the scalp to make it look thicker …   English terms dictionary

  • backcomb — UK [ˈbækˌkəʊm] / US [ˈbækˌkoʊm] verb [transitive] Word forms backcomb : present tense I/you/we/they backcomb he/she/it backcombs present participle backcombing past tense backcombed past participle backcombed to make your hair look thicker by… …   English dictionary

  • backcomb — verb to hold the hair away from the head and comb it towards the head, thus giving it a thicker look …   Wiktionary

  • backcomb — back|comb [ bæk,koum ] verb transitive MAINLY BRITISH to TEASE your hair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • backcomb — v. pull hair away from scalp and comb towards the head in order to make hair look thicker, tease (one s hair) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • backcomb — verb chiefly Brit. comb (the hair) from the ends of the strands towards the scalp to make it look thicker …   English new terms dictionary

  • backcomb — verb (T) BrE to comb your hair against the way it grows in order to style it and make it look thicker; tease (4) AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • backcomb — /ˈbækkoʊm/ (say bakkohm) verb (t) → tease (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • backcomb — v.tr. comb (the hair) towards the scalp to make it look thicker …   Useful english dictionary

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