A medicated liquid for external application.(noun)
Any of various externally applied cosmetic liquids.(noun)
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Use "lotion" in a sentence
"The lotion is clear, easily removable with water, and does not stain clothing."
"Products containing DEET come in lotion, liquid, spray and stick forms."
"The fact the lotion is unscented is a major plus as well."