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Definition of water-repellent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

water-repellent

 adjective
adjective
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; NAmE
 
Materials and properties
 
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a material, etc. that is water-repellent is specially treated so that water runs off it rather than going into it a water-repellent coating a water-repellent spray (= one that you treat a surface with) See related entries: Materials and properties
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: water-repellent