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

 

halitosis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhælɪˈtoʊsɪs//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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a condition in which the breath smells unpleasant synonym bad breath Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Latin halitus ‘breath’ + -osis.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: halitosis