Definition of cologne
1 : a perfumed liquid composed of alcohol and fragrant oils
2 : a cream or paste of cologne sometimes formed into a semisolid stick
colognedplay \-ˈlōnd\ adjective
Examples of cologne in a sentence
She put on some cologne and combed her hair.
a TV commercial for men's cologne
TV commercials for men's colognes.
Origin and Etymology of cologne
First Known Use: 1832
COLOGNE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cologne for English Language Learners
: a liquid that has a light, pleasant smell and that people put on their skin : a light kind of perfume that does not have a strong smell
COLOGNE Defined for Kids
Definition of cologne for Students
: a perfumed liquid made up of alcohol and fragrant oils
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