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(noun, verb)


There are 5 meanings of the word Combing.

Combing - as a noun

The act of drawing a comb through hair

Example: "His hair needed a comb"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
hair carehaircarehairdressing17
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Combing - as a verb

(especially of hair or fur) to groom with a toothed implement; chiefly with a comb.

Example: "I need to comb my hair before we leave the house"

To separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers.

To search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb.

Example: "Police combed the field for evidence after the assault"

To roll over, as the top or crest of a wave; to break with a white foam, as waves.

Example Sentences

"She was combing her long hair before going to bed."
"The detective spent hours combing the crime scene for evidence."
"I love the feeling of combing my fingers through soft sand."
"The stylist is combing out the knots in her client's hair."
"The search party is combing the area for any signs of the missing hiker."
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Word Game Points

Is COMBING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, combing is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

COMBING has a SCRABBLE points total of 14.

Is COMBING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, combing is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
COMBING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 19.

Is COMBING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, combing is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
COMBING has a WORDFEUD points total of 17.

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