1) N-COUNT If someone such as an entertainer or sports personality makes a comeback, they return to their profession or sport after a period away.

Sixties singing star Petula Clark is making a comeback.

2) N-COUNT If something makes a comeback, it becomes fashionable again.

Tight fitting T-shirts are making a comeback.

3) N-UNCOUNT: with brd-neg If you have no comeback when someone has done something wrong to you, there is nothing you can do to have them punished or held responsible.

English dictionary. 2008.

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