noun[mass noun] • trademark
- A type of surgical or household disinfectant.More example sentences
- Saige said I should pick it up and disinfect it with Dettol and adopt it as my own.
- His dad managed to cover his clothes with so much sludge, his mum had to disinfect the laundry bowl and washing machine with Dettol.
- Even 30 years down the track, people will remember him being likened to fake Dettol or fake Bold, and that's an ugly thing.
1930s: an invented name.