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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rebarbative mean? 

REBARBATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective REBARBATIVE has 1 sense:

1. serving or tending to repel

  Familiarity information: REBARBATIVE used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

REBARBATIVE (adjective)

Sense 1rebarbative [BACK TO TOP]


Serving or tending to repel


rebarbative; repellant; repellent

Context examples:

he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful / I find his obsequiousness repellent


unpleasant (disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings)

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