HyperDic: emollient

English > 2 senses of the word emollient:
NOUNartifactemollient, cream, ointmenttoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
ADJECTIVEallemollient, demulcent, salving, softeninghaving a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
English > emollient: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin.
Synonymsdemulcent, salving, softening
BroadersoftYielding readily to pressure or weight
Spanishablandante, demulcente, emoliente, emulgente, lenitivo
Nounsemollienttoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
English > emollient: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningtoiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin.
Synonymscream, ointment
Narrowercold cream, coldcream, face cream, vanishing creamA cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin
hand creammoisturizing cream for the hands
lanolinAn emollient containing wool fat (a fatty substance obtained from the wool of sheep)
nard, spikenardAn aromatic ointment used in antiquity
sunscreen, sunblock, sun blockerA cream spread on the skin
Broadertoiletry, toilet articlesartifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
Spanishcrema, emoliente, ungüento
Catalancrema, emollient
Adjectivesemollienthaving a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

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