Definition of Tampax in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtampaks/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also tampax)

noun (plural same)

A sanitary tampon.
Example sentences
  • Both Tampax and o.b. claim to be dioxin-free - bleached with chlorine that is essentially of the home-cleaning variety.
  • I spotted this in a Tampax advert while watching game shows to learn Spanish.
  • On opening it, I found it contained a sample box of Tampax tampons, together with a fact-filled leaflet designed to guide pubescent girls through their first period.


1930s: an arbitrary formation from tampon.

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