1. disinfectant

noun. ['dɪsɪnˈfɛktənt'] an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease.


  • germicide
  • agent
  • antimicrobic
  • antimicrobial
  • sodium hypochlorite


  • dirty
  • corrupt
  • adulterating
  • abscessed

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Rhymes with Disinfectant

  • expectant

How do you pronounce disinfectant?

Pronounce disinfectant as dɪsɪnˈfɛktənt.

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Sentences with disinfectant

1. Adjective
Always wear gloves when treating a lamb for scours, and wash your hands with a disinfectant soap afterwards.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Scrub down any furniture in your room with a solution of hot water and disinfectant.

2. disinfectant

adjective. ['dɪsɪnˈfɛktənt'] preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms.


  • bactericidal
  • antiseptic


  • special agent
  • general agent
  • unhealthful