Definition of Deet in English:

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Pronunciation: /dēt/


A brand of diethyltoluamide, a colorless oily liquid with a mild odor, used as an insect repellent.
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.

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Syllabification: Deet

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