cologne

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noun co·logne \kə-ˈlōn\

Definition of cologne

  1. 1 :  a perfumed liquid composed of alcohol and fragrant oils

  2. 2 :  a cream or paste of cologne sometimes formed into a semisolid stick

cologned

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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.

Origin and Etymology of cologne

Cologne, Germany


First Known Use: 1832


Cologne

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

Köln

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Definition of Cologne

  1. 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

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noun co·logne \kə-ˈlōn\

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

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noun co·logne \kə-ˈlōn\

Definition of cologne for Students

  1. :  a perfumed liquid made up of alcohol and fragrant oils



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