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Definitions and Synonyms of comeback | Another word for comeback | What is comeback?

Definition 1: return by a celebrity to some previously successful activity - [noun denoting act]

(comeback is a kind of ...) the act of someone appearing again

"his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited"

Definition 2: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where comeback or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher

Synonyms for comeback in the sense of this definition

(comeback is a kind of ...) the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

"he growled his reply"

(... is a kind of comeback ) an impudent or insolent rejoinder

"don't give me any of your sass"

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