Definition of hypoallergenic in English:


Syllabification: hy·po·al·ler·gen·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpōˌalərˈjenik


  • (Especially of cosmetics and textiles) relatively unlikely to cause an allergic reaction.
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    • 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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