scented


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scent

 (sĕnt)
n.
1. A distinctive, often agreeable odor. See Synonyms at fragrance, smell.
2. A perfume: an expensive French scent.
3. An odor left by the passing of an animal.
4. The trail of a hunted animal or fugitive: The hounds are on the scent.
5. The sense of smell: a bear's keen scent.
6. A hint of something imminent; a suggestion: caught the scent of a reconciliation.
v. scent·ed, scent·ing, scents
v.tr.
1. To perceive or identify by the sense of smell: dogs scenting their prey.
2. To suspect or detect: scented danger.
3. To fill with a pleasant odor; perfume: when blossoms scent the air.
v.intr.
To hunt prey by means of the sense of smell. Used of hounds.

[Middle English sent, from senten, to scent, from Old French sentir, from Latin sentīre, to feel; see sent- in Indo-European roots.]

scent′less adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scented - having the sense of smellscented - having the sense of smell; "keen-scented hounds"
scentless - lacking the sense of smell
2.scented - filled or impregnated with perfumescented - filled or impregnated with perfume; "perfumed boudoir"; "perfumed stationery"; "scented soap"
fragrant - pleasant-smelling
3.scented - having a natural fragrancescented - having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
fragrant - pleasant-smelling
4.scented - (used in combination) having the odor ofscented - (used in combination) having the odor of; "clean-scented laundry"; "a manure-scented barnyard"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
odorous - having odor or a characteristic odor; "odorous jasmine flowers"; "odorous garbage"; "fresh odorous bread"

scented

Translations
مُطَيَّب، مُعَطَّر
voňavý
illatosított
ilmandi; meî ilmefnum
odišavljen
kokulu

scented

[ˈsentɪd] ADJperfumado

scented

[ˈsɛntɪd] adjparfumé(e)

scented

adj soap, handkerchiefparfümiert; flower, gardenduftend; sweet scentedsüß duftend; scented candleDuftkerze f; scented oilDuftöl nt

scented

[ˈsɛntɪd] adjprofumato/a

scent

(sent) verb
1. to discover by the sense of smell. The dog scented a cat.
2. to suspect. As soon as he came into the room I scented trouble.
3. to cause to smell pleasantly. The roses scented the air.
noun
1. a (usually pleasant) smell. This rose has a delightful scent.
2. a trail consisting of the smell which has been left and may be followed. The dogs picked up the man's scent and then lost it again.
3. a liquid with a pleasant smell; perfume.
ˈscented adjective
(negative unscented) sweet-smelling. scented soap.
put/throw (someone) off the scent
to give (a person) wrong information so that he will not find the person, thing etc he is looking for. She told the police a lie in order to throw them off the scent.
References in classic literature ?
The slippers went on at once, a new handkerchief was slipped into her pocket, well scented with Amy's cologne, the rose was fastened in her bosom, and the nice gloves were pronounced a perfect fit.
They were all generous, these travelling men; they gave Tiny Soderball handkerchiefs and gloves and ribbons and striped stockings, and so many bottles of perfume and cakes of scented soap that she bestowed some of them on Lena.
This is what I call living," he would utter with deep satisfaction, as the air that swept across the sugar field caressed him with its warm and scented velvety touch.
ejaculated his companion, turning quickly, like a hound who scented game.
Such being the case, and he, the old bachelor, in possession of the ill-gotten spoil,--with the black stain of blood sunken deep into it, and still to be scented by conscientious nostrils, --the question occurred, whether it were not imperative upon him, even at this late hour, to make restitution to Maule's posterity.
Foremost among them was a highly-dressed young mulatto man, evidently a very distingue personage, attired in the ultra extreme of the mode, and gracefully waving a scented cambric handkerchief in his hand.
The herd of men in those days scented fresh pastures from afar,
It was so good to open up one's lungs and take in whole luscious barrels-ful of the blessed God's untainted, dew-fashioned, woodland- scented air once more, after suffocating body and mind for two days and nights in the moral and physical stenches of that intolerable old buzzard-roost
Linton's funeral was appointed to take place on the Friday following her decease; and till then her coffin remained uncovered, and strewn with flowers and scented leaves, in the great drawing- room.
She drew up the blinds and opened the window itself and a great waft of fresh, scented air blew in upon her.
In the meantime, I put myself on a short allowance of bear's grease, wholly abandoned scented soap and lavender water, and sold off three waistcoats at a prodigious sacrifice, as being too luxurious for my stern career.
With those words, he released me - which I was glad of, for his hand smelt of scented soap - and went his way down-stairs.