noun. a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts.
- over-the-counter medicine
- over-the-counter drug
- prescription drug
- suppositorie (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word suppository
1. Noun, singular or mass
Consult your doctor if you need to use a laxative suppository for more than one week.
Be sure to insert the suppository high enough in the body, such as in the rectum or the vagina, so that it doesn't slip out.