Definition of Lysol in English:


Syllabification: Ly·sol
Pronunciation: /ˈlīˌsôl, -ˌsäl


  • A disinfectant consisting of a mixture of cresols and soft soap.
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    • For cleaning, I liberally spray Lysol or Clorox disinfectant onto the blade and anvil, and then vigorously work to remove all plant sap using 600 grain sandpaper for metal.
    • Madison's room was eerily dark and quiet, and the smell of lemon flavored Lysol permeated throughout the air.
    • He says to wash and dry your sneakers, change socks daily (or more if you're prone to sweating), spray shoes with Lysol and sprinkle with foot powder.


late 19th century: from lysis + -ol.

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