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Adjective: repellant  ri'pe-lunt
  1. Serving or tending to repel
    "he became repellant and prickly and spiteful";
    - rebarbative, repellent
     
  2. Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    - disgusting, disgustful [archaic], distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky, loathful [archaic], yukky
Noun: repellant  ri'pe-lunt
  1. A compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    - repellent
     
  2. A chemical substance that repels animals
    - repellent
     
  3. The power to repel
    "she knew many repellants to his advances";
    - repellent

Derived forms: repellants

See also: offensive, unpleasant

Type of: chemical compound, compound, power, powerfulness