Meaning of tampon
Pronunciation: (tam'pon), [key]
- a plug of cotton or the like for insertion into an orifice, wound, etc., chiefly for absorbing blood or stopping hemorrhages.
- such a plug used for absorbing menstrual flow, esp. one that is manufactured commercially.
- a two-headed drumstick for playing rolls.
- to fill or plug with a tampon.
- tampon (Thesaurus)