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 Both these products are hypoallergenic and naturally dust-mite resistant. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "The Company Store Is Now Selling a Comforter That's Partially Made From Recycled Water Bottles," 22 Apr. 2021 Henry Rose Fine Fragrances are cruelty free, hypoallergenic and free of parabens, formaldehyde and others toxins. oregonlive, "Fashion, decor and cooking companies are giving back during Women’s History Month," 29 Mar. 2021 Implement integral hypoallergenic design to keep you cozy and comfortable in all seasons. Maren Estrada, BGR, "Here are 10 hidden Amazon deals only Prime members can get," 31 Mar. 2021 Kelsey Deenihan, celebrity makeup artist, advises using products that are hypoallergenic and ophthalmologist-tested. Samantha Driscoll, Better Homes & Gardens, "4 Expert-Approved Makeup Products That Won't Irritate Sensitive Eyes," 16 Mar. 2021 The pillow’s bamboo cover is hypoallergenic and dust-mite resistant, to help keep sneezing and watery eyes at bay. Korin Miller, Forbes, "These 10 Pillows Have Just The Right Amount Of Support For Side Sleepers," 12 Mar. 2021 The Saatva Classic is covered in a three-inch-thick organic cotton Euro pillow top that's hypoallergenic and ultra-breathable. Katie Simpson, Health.com, "I Reviewed Saatva’s Top-Rated Hybrid Bed to See if It Lives Up to the Hype," 22 Feb. 2021 Pea protein powders are hypoallergenic and easily digestible. Carsen Joenk, Popular Science, "Best protein powder: Better nutrition in a bottle," 11 Jan. 2021 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

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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 11 May. 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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