Driving back; able or tending to repel.
- Serving or tending to repel.
- Able to repel.
- Inspiring aversion or distaste; repulsive. See Synonyms at hateful, offensive.
- Resistant or impervious to a substance. Often used in combination: a water-repellent fabric.
- One that repels.
- A substance used to repel insects.
- A substance or treatment for making a fabric or surface impervious or resistant to something else.