body spray

noun

: a scented spray for the body
Three years ago, most teenage boys had no idea they needed body spray—a combination of deodorant and light cologne often used in addition to antiperspirant—to attract girls.Kristina Dell, Time, 14 Feb. 2005

Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of body spray was in 1932

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“Body spray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20spray. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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