from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A substance applied to the skin to mask or suppress body odors.
- n. A substance released into the air to counteract unwanted odors.
- adj. Capable of masking or neutralizing odors.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any agent acting to eliminate, reduce, mask, or control odor.
- n. An odor-controlling substance applied to the underarm to counteract odor from perspiration.
- adj. acting or including an agent to eliminate, reduce, mask, or control odor
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A deodorizer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A deodorizer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a toiletry applied to the skin in order to mask unpleasant odors
- Hispanic teens are driving the majority of new growth in deodorant and feminine hygiene and at least 20% of growth in cosmetics and shaving needs.
This deodorant is paraben and aluminum free and is actually made with cotton fibers to fight wetness by absorbing moisture.
Trader Joe's unscented deodorant is hands down the best natural deodorant I have ever used.
We could endure the location only by dipping napkins in deodorant and binding them over our mouths and nostrils.
While Eric Cantona is showing off his extra large ball (in deodorant form), I think @waswasere has a point: "It is deeply irresponsible of Channel 4 to show" The Quiet Man "before the watershed.
The commercial for the deodorant, which is known as Lynx in South Africa, depicts angels -- who are young and sexy, obvi -- falling from heaven to a town in Italy because they are attracted to a man's deodorant.
He loathed the very word deodorant, however, and once at a board meeting tried to force a fellow officer of the company to eat the antiperspirant stick LeFever was about to market.
Consumer Reports did a test a couple years back and found that among several brand-name deodorant/antiperspirants, that the Mitchum brand does the best job of not staining clothes.
As someone who falls into the latter category, I can tell you it was a wonderful day when I discovered that a brand-name deodorant had introduced an aluminum-free line!
Iâ€™ve acquired a aversive response to the deodorant lately b/c I sometimes take my vitamins on an empty stomach, which makes me a bit nauseous and I keep my vitamins in the bathroom so the taking of the vitamins, the nausea and the smell of the deodorant are a gestalt for me and I think Iâ€™ve effectively conditioned myself to become nauseous at the mere smell of my deodorant.
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