air freshener


air freshener
air freshener (n.) 1949, from AIR (Cf. air) (n.1) + agent noun from FRESHEN (Cf. freshen).

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  • air freshener — an aerosol spray, liquid deodorizer, or other preparation used to remove odors and freshen the air in a room. [1945 50] * * * ˈair freshener 7 [air freshener] noun countable, uncountable a substance or device for making a place smell more… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • air freshener — air fresh|en|er [ er ,freʃənər ] noun count or uncount a substance that is used for making a room smell nice …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • air freshener — an aerosol spray, liquid deodorizer, or other preparation used to remove odors and freshen the air in a room. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • air-freshener — something which removes dust and odors from the air …   English contemporary dictionary


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