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  1. come·back
    IPA[ˈkəmˌbak]
  2. noun

    • 1. a return by a well-known person, especially an entertainer or sports player, to the activity in which they have formerly been successful:

      the heavyweight champion is set to make his comeback his career died after a couple of comeback attempts
      Synonym : resurgence, recovery, return, rally, upturn, revival, rebound, fightback
    • 2. a return to fashion of an item, activity, or style:

      stirrup pants have made a comeback
    • 3. a quick reply to a critical remark:

      some of my best comebacks just go right over people's heads
    • 4. the opportunity to seek redress:

      there's no comeback if he messes up your case
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: comeback, plural noun: comebacks

    • noun

      a return by a well-known person, especially an entertainer or sports player, to the activity in which they have formerly been successful:

      a return to fashion of an item, activity, or style:

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