repellant

Definitions of repellant
  1. adjective
    serving or tending to repel
    synonyms: rebarbative, repellent
    unpleasant
    disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
  2. noun
    a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    synonyms: repellent
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    type of:
    chemical compound, compound
    (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
  3. noun
    a chemical substance that repels animals
    synonyms: repellent
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    types:
    insect repellant, insect repellent, insectifuge
    a chemical substance that repels insects
    type of:
    chemical compound, compound
    (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
  4. noun
    the power to repel
    synonyms: repellent
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    type of:
    power, powerfulness
    possession of controlling influence
  5. adjective
    highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    synonyms: disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky
    offensive
    unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
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