Meaning of repellent

Definition of repellent

(adj) serving or tending to repel; "he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness repellent"
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
(noun) a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
a chemical substance that repels animals
the power to repel; "she knew many repellents to his advances"

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