Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “lotion”

See all translations

lotion

noun [C/U]  /ˈloʊ·ʃən/ us  
a liquid that is put on your skin in order to protect it, improve its condition, or make it smell pleasant: [U] She applied some hand/suntan lotion and rubbed it in.
Translations of “lotion”
in Korean 로션…
in Arabic لوشَن (كِريم لِتَرْكيب الجِلْد أو البَشْرة أو لِحِمايَتْهما مِنْ الشَّمْس)…
in French lotion…
in Turkish losyon…
in Italian lozione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 護膚油,潤膚露…
in Russian лосьон…
in Polish emulsja, balsam…
in Spanish loción…
in Portuguese loção…
in German die Lotion…
in Catalan loció, crema…
in Japanese ローション…
in Chinese (Simplified) 护肤油,润肤露…
(Definition of lotion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lotion?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lotion” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bad/hard/tough luck

said to express sympathy with someone when something bad has happened to them

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More