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Definitions of repellent:
  • noun:   the power to repel
    Example: "She knew many repellents to his advances"
  • noun:   a chemical substance that repels animals
  • noun:   a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
  • adjective:   incapable of absorbing or mixing with
    Example: "A water-repellent fabric"
  • adjective:   serving or tending to repel
    Example: "I find his obsequiousness repellent"
  • adjective:   highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    Example: "The idea of eating meat is repellent to me"

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