fabric softener

fab·ric soft·en·er
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fab-rik saw-fuh-ner, sof-uh-]
    • /ˈfæb rɪk ˈsɔ fə nər, ˈsɒf ə-/
    • /ˈfæb.rɪk ˈsɒf.ən.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fab-rik saw-fuh-ner, sof-uh-]
    • /ˈfæb rɪk ˈsɔ fə nər, ˈsɒf ə-/

Definitions of fabric softener words

  • noun fabric softener a substance added to fabrics during laundering to make them puffier and softer. 1
  • noun fabric softener laundry conditioner 1
  • noun fabric softener A chemical agent used to prevent static cling and make fabric softer by coating the surface of the cloth fibers with a thin layer of chemicals; these chemicals have lubricant properties and are electrically conductive, thus making the fibers feel smoother and preventing buildup of static electricity; usually available as a liquid or as dryer sheets. 0

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fabric softener popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for fabric softener

noun fabric softener

  • dryer sheet — fabric softener in the form of a sheet to be added to clothing in the tumble dryer.

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