HyperDic: odorous

English > 3 senses of the word odorous:
ADJECTIVEallodoroushaving odor or a characteristic odor
allodorous, odoriferousemitting an odor
allodorous, odoriferous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smellinghaving a natural fragrance
odorous > pronunciation
Soundsow'derahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > odorous: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving odor or a characteristic odor.
Examples
  • "odorous jasmine flowers"
  • "odorous garbage"
  • "fresh odorous bread"
Attribute ofolfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scentAny property detected by the olfactory system
NarroweralliaceousSmelling of onions or garlic
almond-scentedSmelling of almond
anise-scentedSmelling of anise
apple-scentedSmelling of apples
balsam-scentedSmelling of balsam / balsam resin
candy-scentedSmelling of candy
cedar-scentedSmelling like cedar
cinnamon-scentedSmelling of cinnamon
clove-scentedSmelling of clove
ginger-scentedSmelling of ginger
honey-scentedSmelling of honey
lemon-scentedSmelling of lemons
mint-scentedSmelling of mint
musk-scented, musky-scentedSmelling of musk
pleasant-smellingHaving an odor that is pleasing
redolent, smelling(used with 'of' or 'with') noticeably odorous
scented(used in combination) having the odor of
spice-scentedSmelling of spices / spices
strong-smelling, strong-scentedHaving a strong odor
tansy-scented, tansy-smellingSmelling of tansy
tea-scentedSmelling of tea
vanilla-scentedSmelling of vanilla
violet-scentedSmelling of violets
Oppositeodorless, odourless, inodorousHaving no odor
Spanishodorífero, oloroso
Nounsodorany property detected by the olfactory system
English > odorous: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningemitting an odor.
Example"odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack"
Synonymodoriferous
Broadermalodorous, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinkyHaving an unpleasant smell
Spanishodorífero
English > odorous: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving a natural fragrance.
Example "the odorous air of the orchard"
Synonymsodoriferous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling
Broaderfragrantpleasant-smelling
Spanishodorífero, oloroso, perfumado

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