retardant

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

re·tar·dant

adjective \ri-ˈtär-dənt\

: able to slow down the progress or development of something

Full Definition of RETARDANT

:  serving or tending to retard <a growth-retardant substance>
retardant noun

First Known Use of RETARDANT

1642

Rhymes with RETARDANT

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