comeback

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See also: Comeback and come back

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

comeback (plural comebacks)

  1. A return (e.g. to popularity, success, etc.).
    That fad went out with the eighties, but I think it's making a comeback.
    • 2011 February 5, Paul Fletcher, “Newcastle 4 - 4 Arsenal”, BBC:
      Newcastle produced a stunning comeback from 4-0 down to earn a draw that shocked title hopefuls Arsenal.
  2. A retort or answer.
    I wish I had thought of a quick comeback for his comment.

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English comeback, an anglicism.

Noun[edit]

comeback m (plural comebacks)

  1. (anglicism) comeback; a return

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English comeback

Noun[edit]

comeback m, n (definite singular comebacken or comebacket, indefinite plural comeback, definite plural comebackene or comebacka)

  1. a comeback (return by a well-known person to the activity in which they were famous after a long absence)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English comeback

Noun[edit]

comeback n (definite singular comebacket, indefinite plural comeback, definite plural comebacka)

  1. a comeback (as above)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English comeback, an anglicism.

Noun[edit]

comeback c

  1. (anglicism) comeback; a return

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