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Definition of "currycomb" [cur•ry•comb]

  • A comb with plastic or rubber teeth, used for grooming horses. (noun)
  • To groom with a currycomb. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "currycomb" in a sentence
  • "Sharon picked up a currycomb and began brushing down the sleek chestnut while it nosed at the manger full of hay."
  • "The sweep of a second currycomb filled the pause that accompanied his bland acknowledgement."
  • "The old books suggest using a currycomb, but we suspect most people don't keep horses these days."