Meaning of “enema” in the English Dictionary

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"enema" in English

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enemanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈen.ə.mə/ us /ˈen.ə.mə/

Examples from literature

  • Few people these days have any idea how to properly give themselves an enema. 
  • He did enemas daily even though it wasn't his favorite thing. 
  • I depend chiefly upon an enema of warm water when constipation is present. 
  • It forms an excellent enema with olive oil. 
  • Usually it is best to use plain water for the enema. 

(Definition of “enema” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)