backcomb

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backcomb

(ˈbækˌkəʊm)
vb
(Hairdressing & Grooming) to comb the under layers of (the hair) towards the roots to give more bulk to a hairstyle. Also: tease

backcomb


Past participle: backcombed
Gerund: backcombing

Imperative
backcomb
backcomb
Present
I backcomb
you backcomb
he/she/it backcombs
we backcomb
you backcomb
they backcomb
Preterite
I backcombed
you backcombed
he/she/it backcombed
we backcombed
you backcombed
they backcombed
Present Continuous
I am backcombing
you are backcombing
he/she/it is backcombing
we are backcombing
you are backcombing
they are backcombing
Present Perfect
I have backcombed
you have backcombed
he/she/it has backcombed
we have backcombed
you have backcombed
they have backcombed
Past Continuous
I was backcombing
you were backcombing
he/she/it was backcombing
we were backcombing
you were backcombing
they were backcombing
Past Perfect
I had backcombed
you had backcombed
he/she/it had backcombed
we had backcombed
you had backcombed
they had backcombed
Future
I will backcomb
you will backcomb
he/she/it will backcomb
we will backcomb
you will backcomb
they will backcomb
Future Perfect
I will have backcombed
you will have backcombed
he/she/it will have backcombed
we will have backcombed
you will have backcombed
they will have backcombed
Future Continuous
I will be backcombing
you will be backcombing
he/she/it will be backcombing
we will be backcombing
you will be backcombing
they will be backcombing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been backcombing
you have been backcombing
he/she/it has been backcombing
we have been backcombing
you have been backcombing
they have been backcombing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been backcombing
you will have been backcombing
he/she/it will have been backcombing
we will have been backcombing
you will have been backcombing
they will have been backcombing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been backcombing
you had been backcombing
he/she/it had been backcombing
we had been backcombing
you had been backcombing
they had been backcombing
Conditional
I would backcomb
you would backcomb
he/she/it would backcomb
we would backcomb
you would backcomb
they would backcomb
Past Conditional
I would have backcombed
you would have backcombed
he/she/it would have backcombed
we would have backcombed
you would have backcombed
they would have backcombed
Translations

backcomb

[ˈbækkəʊm] VT (Brit) [+ hair] → cardar

backcomb

back-comb [ˈbækkəʊm] vt (British) [+ hair] → crêperback copy n [magazine, newspaper] → vieux numéro mback country backcountry [ˈbækkʌntri] (US) n
the back country → la campagne f profonde

backcomb

[ˈbækˌkəʊm] vt (Brit) → cotonare
References in periodicals archive ?
4 Pull half your hair back under the backcombed crown and pin in place.
The Scottish R'n'B singer certainly seems to have been taking hair pointers from them judging by this backcombed do.
Ignore the fact it looks like an escapee from the pet shop, simply clip it to your crown then smooth over your backcombed top section for 2014's take on the beehive.
It took Jo an hour and 10 minutes to complete the creation, including the heavily backcombed hair.
The 32-year-old model went for big backcombed hair and a plunging lame dress as she arrived at the star-studded bash at the Royal Courts Of Justice.
This year's "Welsh Artist of the Year prize", went to "Penrhiwllythau" by Paul Emmanuel, described as a "fleece backcombed with oil paint using a hairbrush".
Once the hair is curled, it needs to be pulled out and backcombed to make it look big.
Personal stylist Nicky Hambleton-Jones and her team of experts meet grandmother Marilyn Cooke whose backcombed hairdo and worryingly orange tan mark her as a woman stuck in the 1980s.
It's all about big hair, glamour and glitz with hair backcombed at the roots to give as much height as possible to full on curl and racy waves.
I backcombed the hair gently at the roots to create volume, if you struggled with back combing at home you can use a volume booster instead.
CURLED, crimped or backcombed, permed, plaited or pinned, these stylish Tyneside hairdos are taking centre stage.
The three Bs - big, blonde and backcombed - Mollie has it all.