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Definition of 'ointment'

Noun

  1. semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
       Synonyms: unction unguent balm salve
  2. toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
       Synonyms: cream emollient


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