- a person or thing that conditions.
- something added to a substance to increase its usability, as a water softener.
- a cream or liquid preparation applied to the hair or skin, especially for its emollient qualities.
- a trainer of athletes.
- an air conditioner.
- Textiles. a person who conditions fibers or fabrics.
Origin of conditioner
Related Words for conditionercordial, pick-me-up, drug, restorative, pickup, fillip, boost, stimulant, bracer, refresher, strengthener, conditioner, analeptic, adjective, adverb, transformer, roborant, alterant, alterer
Examples from the Web for conditioner
Contemporary Examples of conditioner
It carries a conditioner that contains triclosan, which has been linked to promoting the growth of breast cancer cells.The Misogynistic Companies Jumping On The Breast Cancer Bandwagon
October 16, 2014
Lo and behold, hydrolyzed wheat protein showed up in some shampoo and conditioner I had in my own house.Celiac or Not, Gluten Free Dish Soap Is Ridiculous
July 16, 2014
While “at home, Mr. Jordan uses a shampoo and conditioner from Herbal Essences that happens to be pink,” WSJ reports.Taylor Swift Channels Kate Middleton; NBA Players Admit Beauty Obsessions
The Fashion Beast Team
November 27, 2013
One of her first was a plug for a brand of conditioner she discovered during her two weeks at Bellevue.The Girl Who Wrote About Drugs: Cat Marnell on Vice, Addiction & More
July 12, 2012
Martin, an Oklahoma native who now lives in Maryland, washes Sizzle with special organic shampoo and conditioner.Hot Dogs!
February 16, 2010
Historical Examples of conditioner
Travis did not know who or what Menlik had been before the Red conditioner had returned him to the role of Horde shaman.The Defiant Agents
Andre Alice Norton
We only need a youth of the proper general physical description and the use of a conditioner.Star Hunter
Andre Alice Norton
You may not appreciate the value of using such a conditioner, but the Kentucky Agr.
A positive tonic and conditioner for poultry of all kinds and ages.
- a person or thing that conditions
- a substance, esp a cosmetic, applied to something to improve its conditionhair conditioner
Word Origin and History for conditioner
c.1600, "a bargainer," agent noun from condition (v.). Meaning "an agent that brings something into good condition" is from 1888; since c.1960 usually in reference to hair care products. For about 20 years before that, it often was short for air conditioner.