hypoallergenic

adjective
hy·​po·​al·​ler·​gen·​ic | \ ˌhī-pō-ˌa-lər-ˈje-nik How to pronounce hypoallergenic (audio) \

Definition of hypoallergenic

: having little likelihood of causing an allergic response hypoallergenic cosmetics hypoallergenic foods

Examples of hypoallergenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reduce the number of filling layers to increase breathable, the integral hypoallergenic fiber filling prevents damage to the internal environment during washing and quick,affordable maintenance. Maren Estrada, BGR, "Here are 10 hidden Amazon deals only Prime members can get," 31 Mar. 2021 The insert is encased in a 230 thread count organic cotton and cambric shell, with hypoallergenic down internally. Ambar Pardilla, NBC News, "The 6 best duvets and duvet inserts of 2021," 15 Mar. 2021 And because all of the materials are hypoallergenic, MobilePlush is also a great choice for sleepers who suffer from allergies. Jillian Mueller, Better Homes & Gardens, "The 8 Best RV Mattresses to Help You Stay Well-Rested on the Road," 22 Mar. 2021 Honest is taking 20% off (use the code SPRING20) for most of its safe, nontoxic products, from hand sanitizer sprays to hypoallergenic baby laundry detergent. oregonlive, "Eco-friendly products and the tools you’ll need to make spring cleaning a breeze," 18 Mar. 2021 Silk is also often hypoallergenic, Young notes, making silk pillowcases a good option for those with allergies or skin sensitivities. Elizabeth Wallace, CNN Underscored, "The best silk pillowcases of 2021," 17 Mar. 2021 Our roundup features many types of comforters, like goose down, down alternative, silk, organic, and hypoallergenic. Bridget Degnan, Southern Living, "The 17 Best Comforters on Amazon for Better Sleep, According to Customer Reviews," 25 Feb. 2021 Made from a 100% cotton shell and hypoallergenic, 100% polyester fill. Rachel Klein, Forbes, "The Best Down Alternative Comforters For The Cozy Bed Of Your Dreams," 25 Feb. 2021 Organic and hypoallergenic soap, pre-shave oil and aftershave included, plus wooden soap bowl and spare blades. Bob Beacham, chicagotribune.com, "The best shave kit," 22 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of hypoallergenic

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypoallergenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypoallergenic. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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hypoallergenic

adjective
hy·​po·​al·​ler·​gen·​ic | \ -ˌal-ər-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce hypoallergenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypoallergenic

: having little likelihood of causing an allergic response hypoallergenic food hypoallergenic makeup

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