Top Definition
To comb hair towards the roots, esp. to increase volume and esp. common of a scene kid or person with dreadlocks.
The key to making realistic dreads is backcombing - literally, combing the hair in the opposite direction to which it 'grows' (or would if it was coming off your head).
#backcombing #dreadlocks #dreads #frizz #frizzy #scene kid
by Wrench April 22, 2006
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