shower gel


: a cleansing gel for use in the shower
… people rave not just about the shower gel's warm, hypnotic fragrance, but about how well it works as an olfactory sleep aid to help them wind down and chill out.Rachel Krause

Example Sentences

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Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shower gel was in 1970

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“Shower gel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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