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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counternoun

    a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

    "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

  2. comebacknoun

    return by a celebrity to some previously successful activity


  1. comebacknoun

    A return (e.g. to popularity, success, etc.).

    That fad went out with the eighties, but I think it's making a comeback.

  2. comebacknoun

    A retort or answer.

    I wish I had thought of a quick comeback for his comment.


  1. Comeback

    Comeback is a song by English singer Ella Eyre. It was released on 28 September 2014 as the second single from her debut studio album Feline. Eyre wrote "Comeback" at the age of 16 following a break-up, and summed it up as "about being taken advantage of by somebody that you care about, and then eventually you're angry about the whole situation but it's almost like saying 'Fuck it, it doesn't matter because they'll come back anyway'." The song has charted at number 12 on the UK Singles Chart.


  1. comeback

    A comeback refers to a return to a previous successful or popular position, status, or activity after a period of inactivity, decline, or failure. It can also refer to a quick or clever response or retort in a conversation or performance. In sports or games, it indicates a recovery from a significant disadvantage or loss.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comeback in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comeback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of comeback in a Sentence

  1. Lindsey Vonn:

    I hope this latest comeback sticks. I hope he goes back to winning tournaments.

  2. Marcus Xu:

    I don't see any big-time comeback on the commodities side, with the oil price and commodity prices coming back just a little bit, the TSX should do fairly OK.

  3. Donald Trump:

    We're going to be announcing guidelines, and we'll be talking about various states, and it's very exciting, we will be the comeback kids, all of us, all of us. It's incredible, what's going on.

  4. Adam Burke:

    There is this palpable excitement among Angelenos. A big part of that is it’s only fitting since we hosted the first Super Bowl back in 1967 that Super Bowl LVI is really going to be a watershed moment as we write our comeback story here in LA from the pandemic.

  5. Wedbush Securities analyst Daniel Ives:

    In 20 years covering tech, it's the most impressive comeback I've seen, they've gone from doomsday to a joy ride. It's been jaw dropping. And it's reflected in the stock.

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    a state of irritation or annoyance
    A fluster
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