Definition of Teflon

1. Noun. A material used to coat cooking utensils and in industrial applications where sticking is to be avoided.

Exact synonyms: Polytetrafluoroethylene
Generic synonyms: Plastic
Language type: Trademark

Definition of Teflon

1. Proper noun. (trademark) Multiple film, resin, coatings, fabric and surface protectors made with PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) or fluoropolymer and surfactants not made with PTFE. ¹

2. Adjective. (informal) (context: of a politician) Having an undamageable reputation (by analogy with nonstick Teflon surfaces). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teflon

1. synthetic fluorine-containing resins used especially for molding articles and for coatings to prevent sticking (as of food in cookware) -- a trademark [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teflon

Tecumtha
Ted
Ted Hughes
Ted Shawn
Ted Williams
Teddie
Teddy
Teddy boy
Teddy boys
Teds
Teegeeack
Teeside
Teesside
Teessider
Teetotalism
Teflon (current term)
Tegan
Teges
Tegu
Tegucigalpa
Tehani
Teheran
Tehran
Tehrani
Tehranian
Tehuelche
Teichmann
Teichmann's crystals
Teiidae
Teilhard de Chardin

Literary usage of Teflon

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1. The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account by Thomas] [Wotton, Edward Kimber (1771)
"In the reign of Queen Elizabeth, Oliver Boteler, upon his marriage with Anne, daughter and heir of Thomas Barham, of Teflon, in Kent, Efq; removed from ..."

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