Adjective "Repellent" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Repellent


    Definition:

    1. causing distaste or aversion; repulsive.

    2. forcing or driving back.

    3. serving or tending to ward off or drive away.

    4. impervious or resistant to something (often used in combination): moth-repellant. noun

    5. something that repels, as a substance that keeps away insects.

    6. a medicine that serves to prevent or reduce swellings, tumors, etc.

    7. any of various durable or nondurable solutions applied to a fabric, garment, surface, etc., to increase its resistance, as to wat

    Examples:

    "patterns can be repellent by acres."

    "substances can be repellent."

    "wrigglings can be repellent."

    "works can be repellent."

    "utterlies can be repellent."

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