Definition of hypoallergenic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhīpōˌalərˈjenik/


(Especially of cosmetics and textiles) relatively unlikely to cause an allergic reaction.
Example sentences
  • Can't she pick out her own Zircon and hypo-allergenic steel?
  • Time for Gene Wilder to do a sequel called ‘Old Franksteen’ where he'd have a hypo-allergenic cat named ‘Franken-kitty’.
  • I have even tried hypo-allergenic brands, but my face gets bright red and puffs up no matter which brand I try.

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Syllabification: hy·po·al·ler·gen·ic

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