Definition of Comebacks

1. Noun. (plural of comeback) ¹



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Definition of Comebacks

1. comeback [n] - See also: comeback

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comebacks

come up smelling like a rose
come up smelling of roses
come up to
come up with
come upon
come what may
come with
comeasurability
comeasurable
comeatable
comeback
comeback kid
comeback kids
comebacker
comebackers
comebacks (current term)
comeddle
comeddled
comeddles
comedian
comedians
comediator
comedic
comedically
comedication
comedications
comedienne
comediennes
comedies
comedietta

Literary usage of Comebacks

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1. Muhammad Ali & Company by Thomas Hauser (1998)
"Once-great fighters have been making comebacks for decades, most often with sad ... Like virtually all boxing "comebacks," this one was doomed to fail. ..."

2. Sex searchlights and sane sex ethics by Lee Alexander Stone (1922)
"'CB—comebacks—men who called at museum and after reading literature came ... 'CBP—comebacks put.' "'O. C—Old calls.' " 'NF—New fees—amounts contracted for. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"You be like them ' comebacks ' (guinea-fowls) of mine—on the wander again," said he. "If you ain't nothing better in hand, you an' me ken hev a looter roun' ..."

4. Manufacturing Systems: Foundations of World-Class Practice by Joseph A. Heim, W. Dale Compton (1992)
"... Every so often we hear about businesses making dramatic comebacks, struggling out from a quagmire of red ink and scrambling up to world-class ground. ..."

5. Frenzied Finance by Thomas William Lawson (1905)
"... though in a general way I know about railroad rebates, steamship comebacks, and such things; but I don't see how they are required in our copper ..."

6. Frenzied Finance by Thomas William Lawson (1905)
"I agree that is not my end, Mr. Rogers, though in a general way I know about railroad rebates, steamship comebacks, and such things; but I don't sec how ..."

7. Resource Conservation: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"... predict a similar fate for upland gamebirds, native songbirds and other wildlife species that have also recently demonstrated dramatic comebacks. ..."

8. Building the American Dream: Jobs, Innovation, & Growth in America's Next by Michael Kantor (1997)
"American industry has responded aggressively to increased competition with notable comebacks in semiconductors, autos, and steel among other industries. ..."

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