Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “aromatherapy”

See all translations

aromatherapy

noun [U]
 
 
/əˌrəʊməˈθerəpi/
a way of making a person who is sick better by rubbing pleasant-smelling oils into the skin or allowing them to smell the oilsAlternative and traditional therapies
Translations of “aromatherapy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 芳香療法, 香薰療法…
in Russian ароматерапия…
in Turkish aromaterapi, kokularla yapılan terapi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 芳香疗法, 香熏疗法…
in Polish aromaterapia…
(Definition of aromatherapy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “aromatherapy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

tinsel

long pieces of thin, shiny material used as decoration, especially at Christmas

Word of the Day

Party Talk (The language of party chat)

by Kate Woodford,
December 23, 2014
​​​ With the party season in full swing (= at its busiest now), we consider the language of socializing (= enjoying yourself with other people). We’re looking especially at words and phrases which are used to describe the different ways that people behave at a party and the sort of conversations that party

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More