Definition of repellent noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    repellent

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//rɪˈpɛlənt//
     
    [uncountable, countable]
     
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  1. 1a substance that is used for keeping insects away from you (an) insect repellent
  2. 2a substance that is used on cloth, stone, etc. to prevent water from passing through it (a) water repellent
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