self-tanner

noun
self-tan·​ner | \ ˌself-ˈta-nər How to pronounce self-tanner (audio) \

Definition of self-tanner

: a product (such as one containing dihydroxyacetone) that when applied to the skin reacts chemically with its surface layer to give the appearance of a suntan

First Known Use of self-tanner

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-tanner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-tanner. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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self-tanner

noun
self-tan·​ner | \ -ˈtan-ər How to pronounce self-tanner (audio) \

Medical Definition of self-tanner

: a cosmetic product (as one containing dihydroxyacetone) that when applied to the skin reacts chemically with its surface layer to give the appearance of a tan

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