cologne

noun co·logne \ kə-ˈlōn \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

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

cologned

play \kə-ˈlōnd\ adjective

Examples of cologne in a Sentence

  1. She put on some cologne and combed her hair.

  2. a TV commercial for men's cologne

  3. TV commercials for men's colognes.

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Origin and Etymology of cologne

Cologne, Germany


Cologne

geographical name Co·logne \ kə-ˈlōn \
variants: or German Köln play \ˈkœln\

Definition of Cologne

city on the Rhine River in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, western Germany population 1,005,775

COLOGNE Defined for English Language Learners

cologne

noun

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

cologne

noun co·logne \ kə-ˈlōn \

Definition of cologne for Students

: a perfumed liquid made up of alcohol and fragrant oils


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