Definition of fine-comb in English:

fine-comb

verb

  • 1with object To comb (hair) thoroughly or meticulously, especially with a fine-tooth comb.

  • 2with object Figurative. To conduct a very thorough search or analysis of.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Daily Herald (Dubuque, Iowa). From fine + comb.

Pronunciation

fine-comb

/ˌfʌɪnˈkəʊm/