Origin of repellent
OTHER WORDS FROM repellent
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH repellentrepellent , repulsive
How to use repellent in a sentence
Koplitz seizes the opportunity, and diagnoses the crudeness of the outburst as symptoms of “pussy-repellant serial killers.”What Women Comedians Want: Yael Kohen’s ‘We Killed’|Allison Yarrow|October 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
People who find hunting repellant will scoff at yet another Republican candidate beloved by the NRA.
Don abandons the mistress thing, which he knows is repellant, his wife tells him so.‘Mad Men’: Matthew Weiner & Christina Hendricks on ‘The Other Woman,’ Part 1|Jace Lacob|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A stuntman in a fire suit, gooey with fire repellant, naturally.
I mean, did you ever meet anybody remotely like the repellant but inspiring Dr. Stone, who is the surgeon at the mission hospital?
His voice was harsh and his manner repellant only because Nature had served him the cruel turn of making them so.In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim|Frances Hodgson Burnett
This rough, repellant man actually paid court to me, served me at table as if I had been his lady.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
He was in such great and desperate earnest that he was not quite so repellant as usual.A Plucky Girl|L. T. Meade
Even to Kenwick's inexpert eyes the room appeared somehow dirty and repellant.The Rest Hollow Mystery|Rebecca N. Porter
Elinor redoubled her loving ways from that time, and strove to cheer and gladden him, but he was almost repellant.'Laramie;'|Charles King