- deo gratias,
- deo volente,
- deontological ethics
Origin of deodorant
Examples from the Web for deodorant
Retailers have entered the terminals and the vending machines offer everything from deodorant to iPads.American Apparel Appoints First Female Board Member; Britney Spears Is Designing Lingerie|The Fashion Beast Team|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This would make sense, if there was a cut-off somewhere along the vast “deodorant using—crop dusting” continuum.Medicine Bedevils Pregnant Women With Too Many Warnings About Risk|Lenore Skanazy|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Just try sticking a Doors song on an ad for a Buick or deodorant.
Watch his foray into the land of the Internet in this deodorant shtick that has gone viral.
As I was heading into the lab, a FedEx deliveryman passed me by wearing cologne or deodorant—and the scent just knocked me over.
A Deodorant is a substance which neutralizes or destroys the unpleasant odors arising from matter undergoing putrefaction.
The Rev. Mr Moule was the first to direct attention to the value of dried earth as a deodorant of excreta.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Chloride of lime, or bleaching powder as it is often called, is a good disinfectant, as well as a deodorant.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell
A disinfectant is not necessarily an antiseptic or a deodorant, nor are these last necessarily disinfectants.
They tried frantically to remedy the situation by the use of this toothpaste and that, and this deodorant and the other.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
- a substance applied to the body to suppress or mask the odour of perspiration or other body odours
- (as modifier)a deodorant spray Compare antiperspirant
1848, originally of substances to quell the odor of manure, formed in English as if from de- + Latin odorem "smell" (see odor (n.)). In reference to a substance to be used on the human body, from 1860. An earlier version, a perfumed powder, was called empasm (1650s), from Greek *empasma "to sprinkle on."