Definitions

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  • adj. not capable of being combed

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Examples

  • Carmen had dark uncombable hair and too many clothes.

    Diary of a Lost Girl

  • Pili trianguli et canaliculi is a rare genetic disease also known as "uncombable hair syndrome" and "spun glass hair."

    Boing Boing

  • Most individuals are affected early in childhood and the hair takes on a spun-glass appearance with the hair becoming dry, curly, glossy, lighter in color, and progressively uncombable.

    Boing Boing

  • Both inherited (autosomal dominant and recessive with variable levels of penetrance) and sporadic forms of uncombable hair syndrome have been described, both being characterized by scalp hair that is impossible to comb due to the haphazard arrangement of the hair bundles.

    Boing Boing

  • It is the tangled mane of the long haired child, uncombable even with a whole bottle of Herbal Essence conditioner.

    Helen’s Flower « Fairegarden

  • I now have a soft spot for Jaguar Love and, in particular, Johnny Whitney — a vocalist with an uncombable shock of flaxen hair and a flamboyant swagger.

    The Siren Festival : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

  • That right hand with the machine started at the ugly hair on the bottom back of little Ralphie's bumper crop of uncombable hair.

    NY Daily News

  • Affected hair is dry, curly, brittle, and progressively uncombable, eventually taking on a

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