water-repellent


wa·ter–re·pel·lent

adjective \ˌw-tə(r)-ri-ˈpe-lənt, ˌwä-\

Definition of WATER-REPELLENT

:  treated with a finish that is resistant but not impervious to penetration by water

First Known Use of WATER-REPELLENT

1850

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