air freshener


noun

an aerosol spray, liquid deodorizer, or other preparation used to remove odors and freshen the air in a room.

Nearby words

  1. air force,
  2. air force cross,
  3. air force one,
  4. air forces,
  5. air freight,
  6. air frost,
  7. air gap,
  8. air gauge,
  9. air guitar,
  10. air gun

Origin of air freshener

First recorded in 1945–50

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Word Origin and History for air freshener

air freshener

n.

1949, from air (n.1) + agent noun from freshen.

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