Definition of deodorant noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//diˈəʊdərənt//
; NAmE NAmE//diˈoʊdərənt//
[countable, uncountable]
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a substance that people put on their bodies to prevent or hide unpleasant smells (a) roll-on deodorant see also antiperspirant Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from de- (expressing removal) + Latin odor ‘smell’ + -ant.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: deodorant