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  • adj. Not combed

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  • adj. (of hair) not combed


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From un- + combed.


  • He wore a two-day stubble and his hair was uncombed.

    The Captain's Hat

  • His hair was greasy and uncombed and he wore a wrinkled and soiled-looking seersucker suit the pants of which were torn from below his left knee to his hip.

    Lance Mannion:

  • In his flip-flops, his torn jeans, his faded T-shirt and his uncombed hair, he was in full command.

    The Empty Family

  • When I look back at his angry face with its long uncombed hair and beard, I think of a lion.

    Henry’s Demons

  • Annabel Scholey is too pleasing as Lady Anne: when she loses her temper, she doesn't so much curse as mellifluously express herself, but Gemma Jones's Queen Margaret is impressive: a glowering, dogged presence who hovers as a constant reproach in her jumble-sale coat and uncombed hair.

    Richard III; Lullaby; Hundreds & Thousands – review

  • Toby stared at me a moment and then laughed a thick laugh, like uncombed wool.

    Bone Hinge

  • Hair wet and uncombed, skin smelling of strawberry body wash, that half smile she sometimes had when she looked at me.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • When the ship pulled up to the Battery in Lower Manhattan on the afternoon of April 2, Einstein was standing on the deck, wearing a black felt hat that concealed some but not all of his now-graying profusion of uncombed hair.

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • Your music, my words, your smile, my recognition, all the elements of every touch that smoothes the uncombed edges of my life within your own begins again.

    The High Sonora - a sonata in four movements

  • He wore a hooded sweatshirt this morning, his long white hair hanging loose and uncombed around his stubble-covered face.

    A Stitch Before Dying


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