odorous odorous  /ˈoʊ də rəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having odor or a characteristic odor
  2. (adj) emitting an odor
  3. (adj) having a natural fragrance

Usage(s):

  1. Panhandle dogs are tougher; Panhandle skunks are twice as odorous.
  2. After inspecting the chamber, odorous with old death, Lieut.
  3. When the gerbils correctly identify the odorous porthole by pressing a lever, they are rewarded with a drink of water.

News

  • Going Dutch[ess]

    By: John Stege SFO kicks off 57th season with a bang When Much Ado About Nothing's dim language-mangler, Constable Dogberry, remarks that 'Comparisons are odorous,' he's probably right...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Santa Fe Reporter

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