[kuhm-ing-out] /ˈkʌm ɪŋˈaʊt/
a debut into society, especially a formal debut by a debutante.
an acknowledgment of one’s homosexuality, either to oneself or publicly.
- Comings and goings
Movements, activities, as in He’s in and out of the office; I can’t keep up with his comings and goings, or In her job on the school board, Mrs. Smith keeps track of all the comings and goings in town.
- Coming through the rye
A Scottish song with words by Robert Burns. It begins, “If a body meet a body, coming through the rye….”
[kom-int] /ˈkɒmˌɪnt/ noun 1. the gathering of political or military intelligence by interception of wire or radio communications.
[kom-in-turn, kom-in-turn] /ˈkɒm ɪnˌtɜrn, ˌkɒm ɪnˈtɜrn/ noun 1. . /ˈkɒmɪnˌtɜːn/ noun 1. short for Communist International: an international Communist organization founded by Lenin in Moscow in 1919 and dissolved in 1943; it degenerated under Stalin into an instrument of Soviet politics Also called Third International n. “Third International,” 1919, from contraction of Communist International. Russian […]