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 ?
The pastel suits and widebrimmed hats of the olden days were replaced with tasteful oversize t-shirts and backcombed hair.
Work began around 2pm as MAC make-up artists painted the models' faces in the boldest, brightest colours to suit the season and Nicky Clarke stylists backcombed like crazy to give the girls the latest done-up hairdos.
Black flicky eyeliner, big backcombed hair and paler than pale lips are what you need so here's how to achieve a modern take on the retro trend.
Black flicky eyeliner, big backcombed hair and paler than pale lips are what you need, so here's how to achieve a modern take on the retro trend.
I still cringe when I remember my favourite disco gear - white t-shirt, white leggings and a day glow pink headband sitting like a crown on backcombed hair so stiff it could have seen me through a hurricane.
OWEN OWEN'S Back in the seventies through Owen's main door there was a hive of activity on the fifth floor There was hair being streaked with a cut and blow dry or shampood and set then backcombed so high It was all very creative making curls bend with Purdey and Farrah setting a trend Copying the famous with no commotion just scissors needed and a drop of perm lotion Well the years went by and Owen's was no more the salon had to go and leave the fifth floor Now the dryers are empty The sinks have all gone the mirrors are cracked All except one They say you can see a reflection All dark with no light and often a voice whispers "Are you going out tonight?
It's a show that puts a smile on your face and a spring in your step with catchy songs, lashings of comedy and fab backcombed hair with lots and lots of hairspray.
There was no date with this picture but the long backcombed hairstyles of the two young ladies suggest it was the 1940s.
Schwarzkopf Dust It Mattifying Spray is good round the crown before backcombing and this spring there are lots of braids and backcombed hairpieces to update a look.
But there was a separate up-and-coming actress gong for Bond beauty Eva Green, 26, who took to the red carpet in a bizarre backcombed hair-do.
3 After removing rollers, use a spritz of this mega-hold spray on backcombed roots.