redolent


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red·o·lent

 (rĕd′l-ənt)
adj.
1. Having or emitting an odor or fragrance; aromatic: "Passionately clean, she was always redolent of the germicidal soap she used so vigorously" (Dorothy Parker).
2. Suggestive; reminiscent: a campaign redolent of machine politics.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin redolēns, redolent-, present participle of redolēre, to smell : re-, red-, re- + olēre, to smell.]

red′o·lent·ly adv.

redolent

(ˈrɛdələnt)
adj
1. having a pleasant smell; fragrant
2. (postpositive; foll by of or with) having the odour or smell (of); scented (with): a room redolent of country flowers.
3. (postpositive; foll by of or with) reminiscent or suggestive (of): a picture redolent of the 18th century.
[C14: from Latin redolens smelling (of), from redolēre to give off an odour, from red- re + olēre to smell]
ˈredolence, ˈredolency n
ˈredolently adv

red•o•lent

(ˈrɛd l ənt)

adj.
1. having a pleasant odor; fragrant.
2. odorous or smelling (usu. fol. by of): redolent of garlic.
3. suggestive; reminiscent (usu. fol. by of).
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin redolent-, s. of redolēns, present participle of redolēre to emit odor =red- red- + olēre to smell (akin to odor); see -ent]
red′o•lent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.redolent - serving to bring to mind; "cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson; "a campaign redolent of machine politics"
mindful, aware - bearing in mind; attentive to; "ever mindful of her health"; "mindful of his responsibilities"; "mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action"
2.redolent - (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous; "the hall was redolent of floor wax"; "air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey"
odorous - having odor or a characteristic odor; "odorous jasmine flowers"; "odorous garbage"; "fresh odorous bread"
3.redolent - having a strong pleasant odor; "the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford
fragrant - pleasant-smelling

redolent

adjective
1. reminiscent, evocative, suggestive, remindful a sad tale, redolent with regret
2. scented, perfumed, fragrant, aromatic, sweet-smelling, odorous the air redolent of cinnamon and apple

redolent

adjective
Having a pleasant odor:
Translations

redolent

[ˈredəʊlənt] ADJ redolent ofoliente or con fragancia a
to be redolent of (fig) → recordar, hacer pensar en

redolent

[ˈrɛdələnt] adj
(= smelling) redolent of → qui sent
(= evocative) redolent of → qui évoque

redolent

adj (liter)duftend; redolent of or with lavendernach Lavendel duftend; to be redolent of the 19th century/my youthstark an das 19. Jahrhundert/meine Jugend erinnern

redolent

[ˈrɛdəʊlənt] adj (liter) redolent offragrante di, profumato/a di (fig) → evocativo/a di
References in classic literature ?
Must it not be to that famous elephant, with jewelled tusks, and redolent with myrrh, which was led out of an Indian town to do honor to Alexander the Great?
The odour which now filled the refectory was scarcely more appetising than that which had regaled our nostrils at breakfast: the dinner was served in two huge tin-plated vessels, whence rose a strong steam redolent of rancid fat.
Sea View was redolent of Lecount: Sea View (though built on piles, and the strongest house in England) was henceforth odious to him.
One morning in early autumn when the leaves were beginning to turn gold at the edges, the chestnut-pods to swell with promise of fatness, and the whole wide woodland was redolent with the ripe fragrance of fruit and flower, Robin was walking along the edge of a small open glade busy with his thoughts.
Beef and venison, humps and haunches, buffalo tongues and marrow-bones, were constantly cooking at every fire; and the whole atmosphere was redolent with the savory fumes of roast meat.
Just at this moment how redolent of pleasant associations are its streets, its shops, its warehouses, its factories
Add to that a pair of black eyes with yellowish whites, a proud glance, gleaming teeth, and lips which were perennially pomaded and redolent of musk.
They wound their way between the cabins, which looked like dirt-heaps huddled together without any plan, and surrounded by old palisades; all filthy in the extreme, and redolent of villainous smells.
The very air from the South seemed to us redolent with death.
As warm and bright as so much state may be, as delicately redolent of pleasant scents that bear no trace of winter as hothouse flowers can make it, soft and hushed so that the ticking of the clocks and the crisp burning of the fires alone disturb the stillness in the rooms, it seems to wrap those chilled bones of Sir Leicester's in rainbow-coloured wool.
Animals with huge humps were feeding in the luxuriant prairies, and were half hidden, sometimes, in the tall grass; spreading forests in bloom redolent of spicy perfumes presented themselves to the gaze like immense bouquets; but, in these bouquets, lions, leopards, hyenas, and tigers, were then crouching for shelter from the last hot rays of the setting sun.
The feast consisted of a pot-au-feu, which Miss Chalice had made, of a leg of mutton roasted round the corner and brought round hot and savoury (Miss Chalice had cooked the potatoes, and the studio was redolent of the carrots she had fried; fried carrots were her specialty); and this was to be followed by poires flambees, pears with burning brandy, which Cronshaw had volunteered to make.