Definition of "fine-toothed" [fine-toothed]

  • Of a comb, brush, or similar implement, having small teeth placed close together. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fine-toothed" in a sentence
  • ""We have to go over that study with a fine-toothed comb.""
  • "Those nights I always took a bath and sometimes I got high and cleaned her little place with a fine-toothed comb."
  • "Since I like to argue about what Darwin said I have Origin … beside me here, have spent dozens of hours reading his correspondences and notes, and have been over, with a fine-toothed comb, most of Descent, for instance."