Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Comose.
  • n. A mate; a companion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Encompassed with a coma, or bushy appearance, like hair; hairy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Encompassed with a coma, or bushy appearance, like hair; hairy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hairy; tufted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. bearing a coma; crowned with an assemblage of branches or leaves or bracts
  • adj. of certain seeds (such as cotton) having a tuft or tufts of hair

Etymologies

Latin comātus, having long hair, from coma, hair; see coma2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin comatus, from comare ("to clothe with hair"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Je comate mais tiens tout de meme une discussion avec Severine et ma mere. je ne sais plus vraiment sur quoi.

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  • Assis sur le siege passager avant de la voiture de severine je comate la tete appuyé au careau, legerement incliné pour lire les doc 'amassé au forum.

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  • Il est 19h00 je comate ... je suis tellement epuisé que je ne lui repond pas je me rendors ...

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  • Je comate sur le canapé toute la matinee, toute la journee alternant des crise de vomissement et de diarrhee aigue.

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  • A 4h30 quand mes parents partent au travail, je comate jusqu'a ma chambre ou je m'ecroule sur mon lit, j'ai chaud, j'ai soif ...

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  • Je me leve (avec du mal) e me prepare 13h30 toctoc ... hop Direction Reims ... 1h00 deroute je comate dans la voiture en essayant de comprendre tous les mots que Severine debite ...

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  • This comate was no less a person than Cimon, the son of the great

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  • Used to describe a comet in the OED citation, "1600 FAIRFAX Tasso XIV. xliv, How comate, crinite, caudate starres are fram'd."

    November 15, 2007