Definition of Deet in English:

Deet

Syllabification: Deet
Pronunciation: /dēt
 
/

noun

trademark
A brand of diethyltoluamide, a colorless oily liquid with a mild odor, used as an insect repellent.
More example sentences
  • I used a Deet product during a cross-country ride two summers ago and did not properly read the fine print.
  • Similar proportions of nonradioactive Deet were measured chemically after evaporation and washing.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit