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Announcing a New Word: Hanitizer

Posted by Phil Jamieson   Nov 16, 2009 4:41:00 PM

hanitizer

Main entry: han-i-ti-zer

Pronunciation: HAN-ah-ti-zr

Function: noun

Etymology: blend of hand and sanitizer

Date: 2009

: a soapy substance stored (usually) in a plastic dispenser bottle and used as an antiseptic and as a hand-washing compound

 

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