[ deets ]
/ dits /
plural noun Informal.
details: Do you have any deets on their divorce?
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Origin of deets
First recorded in 1985–90; by shortening and alteration
Words nearby deets
Definition for deets (2 of 2)
[ deet ]
/ dit /
a brand of diethyltoluamide.
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British Dictionary definitions for deets
/ (diːt) /
n acronym for
diethyl(meta)toluamide; an insect repellent
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Scientific definitions for deets
[ dēt ]
A colorless, oily liquid that has a mild odor and is used as an insect repellent. Its chemical name is diethyl toluamide. Chemical formula: C12H17NO.
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