deodorant

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noun de·odor·ant \dē-ˈō-də-rənt\

Definition of deodorant

  1. :  a preparation that destroys or masks unpleasant odors

deodorant

adjective

1869

First Known Use of deodorant

1869


DEODORANT Defined for English Language Learners

deodorant

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noun de·odor·ant \dē-ˈō-də-rənt\

Definition of deodorant for English Language Learners

  • : a substance that you put on your body and especially under your arms to prevent, remove, or hide unpleasant smells


DEODORANT Defined for Kids

deodorant

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noun de·odor·ant \dē-ˈō-də-rənt\

Definition of deodorant for Students

  1. :  something used to remove or hide unpleasant odors


Medical Dictionary

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deodorant

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adjective de·odor·ant \dē-ˈōd-ə-rənt\

Medical Definition of deodorant

  1. :  destroying or masking offensive odors


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deodorant

noun de·odor·ant

Medical Definition of deodorant

  1. :  any of various preparations or solutions (as a soap or disinfectant) that destroy or mask unpleasant odors; especially :  a cosmetic that neutralizes perspiration odors


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