douche


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to douche: Douchebag, ovulation

douche

1. a stream of water or air directed onto the body surface or into a body cavity, for cleansing or medical purposes
2. the application of such a stream of water or air
3. an instrument, such as a special syringe, for applying a douche
References in periodicals archive ?
Study after study after study tells us that douches, cleanses, steams, vinegar, pH-balancing products aloe, colloidal silver, garlic - or whatever else passes as the vaginal snake oil du jour - at best do nothing but have real potential for harming good bacteria or disrupting the mucosal surface.
Alkaline douche solution is prepared by adding 2 tablespoons of common salt and 1 tablespoon of baking powder in one litre of lukewarm water.
But while douching has immediate positive affects for the many women who use a douche, the University of Texas study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, found douching increased the likelihood of a woman being infected with a greater number of strains by 26%.
Women who douche their intimate parts are twice as likely to suffer from ovarian cancer.
In a Facebook post on Friday, Geisler called DJ Mo Twister 'gay,' 'a piece of dirt,' 'stupid arrogant douche bag,' in what appeared to be a conflict over a guesting in the latter's radio program, which he called out for supposedly violating women.
Despite the adverse and harmful effects, many women accept VD as a normal and healthy activity for the maintenance of hygiene and continue to douche.
Nivea, for instance, extended its Lait Corps Sous la Douche range (moisturising, nourishing and soothing creams) with two novelties: Cacao Body Milk Sous la Douche and Honey Body Milk Sous la Douche.
Gareth McCarthy THAT'S BONNET DE DOUCHE that is Rodders.
I would be more worried if it was a vaginal douche, where a mixture of water, perfume and chemicals are squirted inside intending to cleanse.
Avoid douche and harsh soaps -- Gently and thoroughly rinsing with warm water and mild intimate wash in shower is all you need.
How To Not Act Like A Douche At The Beach in Lebanon Listen up gents
Thus, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has been recommending since the 1990s avoiding the use of vaginal douche other than in certain cases of disease, he pointed out.