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carbolic Syllabification: car·bol·ic
Pronunciation: /kärˈbälik/

Definition of carbolic in English:


Short for carbolic acid or carbolic soap.
Example sentences
  • Their pink-scrubbed skin and the smell of carbolic spoke of vigorous attention to matters of the toilet.
  • Of course, it was all in the mind but every time I smelt carbolic I remembered my dear grandfather.

Words that rhyme with carbolic

alcoholic, anabolic, apostolic, bucolic, chocoholic, colic, diabolic, embolic, frolic, hydraulic, hyperbolic, melancholic, metabolic, parabolic, rollick, shambolic, shopaholic, symbolic, vitriolic, workaholic

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