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 ?
He doesn't even require a wig, and instead backcombs his barnet into such a state it looks as though he's spent all night in a hotel room with Britney Spears - which would explain why his balloon animals appear to have escaped from Ann Summers.