What does tampón mean?

Definitions for tampón
ˈtæm pɒntampón

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tamponverb

    plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)

  2. tamponverb

    plug with a tampon


  1. tamponnoun

    A plug of cotton or other absorbent material inserted into a body cavity or wound to absorb fluid, especially one inserted in the vagina during menstruation.

  2. tamponnoun

    A double-headed drumstick primarily for the bass drum.

  3. tamponnoun

    An inking pad used in lithographic printing.

  4. tamponverb

    To plug a wound with a tampon or compress

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tamponnoun

    a plug introduced into a natural or artificial cavity of the body in order to arrest hemorrhage, or for the application of medicine

  2. Tamponverb

    to plug with a tampon


  1. Tampon

    A tampon is a mass of absorbent material inserted into a body cavity or wound to absorb bodily fluid. The most common type in daily use is designed to be inserted into the vagina during menstruation to absorb the flow of menstrual fluid. Several countries—including the United States, under the banner of the Food and Drug Administration —regulate tampons as medical devices. In the United States, tampons are a Class II medical device. The word "tampon" originated from the medieval French word tampion, meaning a piece of cloth to stop a hole, a stamp, plug, or stopper.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tampon

    tamp′on, n. (surg.) a. plug inserted in a cavity of the body in order to arrest hæmorrhage.—v.t. to plug tightly.—ns. Tamponade′, Tam′ponage, Tam′poning, Tam′ponment. [Tampion.]

Editors Contribution

  1. tampon

    A type of product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    Some women use a tampon during menstruation and some choose a sanitary towel.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 3, 2015  

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  1. potman, pot man

  2. Pot man

  3. Potman

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tampón in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tampón in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of tampón in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Paster:

    Jewellery people are paying, shoe people are paying, tampon companies are paying, everyone is paying.

  2. Alyssa Dweck:

    I’ve heard of the practice of putting alcohol on a tampon and putting it into the vagina for advanced absorption and getting a buzz off of that, i would say that sounds like it would be horribly uncomfortable and can cause damage to the vaginal mucousso I definitely wouldn’t advise that.

  3. Elizabeth Entin:

    She said 'I'm on my period' and he said 'I don't care,' at which point he threw her down, pulled down her underwear, pulled out her tampon and went down on her while she was saying 'no,'.

  4. Brandon Puttbrese:

    We know it sometimes takes a while for good ideas to stick in the Tennessee General, but cutting the' tampon tax' is a good idea and, regardless of the outcome this year, we'll continue fighting for it.

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