water-repellent

adjective wa·ter-re·pel·lent \ ˌwȯ-tər-ri-ˈpe-lənt , ˌwä- , -tə-ri- \

Definition of water-repellent

: treated with a finish that is resistant but not impervious to penetration by water

First Known Use of water-repellent

1820

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