Definition of Dramamine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdraməˌmēn/


An antihistamine compound used to counter nausea (especially travel sickness).
Example sentences
  • Italian researchers gave cruise-ship passengers 500 milligrams of ginger before embarkation and again every four hours during two days of rough seas; other passengers received the drug Dramamine.
  • Have you ever noticed that Dramamine broken down is Drama Mine?
  • Drugs like Dramamine work on the central nervous system, depressing the body's reaction to movement stimuli.


1940s: from dram- (of unknown origin) + amine.

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Syllabification: Dram·a·mine

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