Deodorant meaning

dē-ōdər-ənt
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A substance applied to the skin to mask or suppress body odors.
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A substance released into the air to counteract unwanted odors.
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Capable of masking or neutralizing odors.
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Any agent acting to eliminate, reduce, mask, or control odor.
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Acting or including an agent to eliminate, reduce, mask, or control odor.
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Having the power of preventing, destroying, or masking undesired odors.
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Any deodorant preparation; esp., a liquid or semisolid substance used on the body.
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An odor-controlling substance applied to the underarm to counteract odor from perspiration.
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Origin of deodorant

  • From Latin de- + odorans, present participle of odorare (“to smell”), from odor (“a smell”); see odor.

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