Definition of “ointment” - English Dictionary


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

“ointment” in American English

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ointmentnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈɔɪnt·mənt/

a thick, oily substance, usually containing medicine, that is put on skin where you feel sore or on an injury:

[ U ] germicidal ointment

(Definition of “ointment” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)