• (GA) IPA: /ˈkʌmbæk/

comeback (plural comebacks)

  1. A return (e.g. to popularity, success, etc.) after an extended period of obscurity.
    That fad went out with the eighties, but I think it's making a comeback.
  2. A retort or answer, particularly a quick or clever one.
    I wish I had thought of a quick comeback for his comment.
  3. (sports) An occurrence of an athlete or sports team in a competition overcoming a substantial disadvantage in points to win or draw.
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