Origin of disinfectantFrench désinfectant
- Referring to something that contains a disinfectant or has the properties of a disinfectant.
- I washed repeatedly with a disinfectant soap but I still caught the flu.
- A substance which kills germs and/or viruses.
- The scalpels were soaked in disinfectant before the operation so disease wouldn't be spread.
From French désinfectant