sweet-smelling


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Adj.1.sweet-smelling - having a natural fragrancesweet-smelling - having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
fragrant - pleasant-smelling
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sweet-smelling

[ˈswiːtˌsmelɪŋ] ADJfragante, de olor agradable

sweet-smelling

[ˈswiːtˌsmɛlɪŋ] adjprofumato/a

sweet

(swiːt) adjective
1. tasting like sugar; not sour, salty or bitter. as sweet as honey; Children eat too many sweet foods.
2. tasting fresh and pleasant. young, sweet vegetables.
3. (of smells) pleasant or fragrant. the sweet smell of flowers.
4. (of sounds) agreeable or delightful to hear. the sweet song of the nightingale.
5. attractive or charming. What a sweet little baby!; a sweet face/smile; You look sweet in that dress.
6. kindly and agreeable. She's a sweet girl; The child has a sweet nature.
noun
1. (American ˈcandy) a small piece of sweet food eg chocolate, toffee etc. a packet of sweets; Have a sweet.
2. (a dish or course of) sweet food near or at the end of a meal; (a) pudding or dessert. The waiter served the sweet.
3. dear; darling. Hallo, my sweet!
ˈsweeten verb
to make or become sweet or sweeter. Did you sweeten (= put sugar in) my tea?
ˈsweetener noun
something that sweetens, eg a substance used for sweetening food. Saccharin is an artificial sweetener, often used instead of sugar.
ˈsweetly adverb
in an attractive, charming, agreeable or kindly manner. She sang/smiled very sweetly.
ˈsweetness noun
ˈsweetheart noun
1. a boyfriend or girlfriend.
2. used as an endearment for any beloved person, eg a child. Goodbye, sweetheart!
sweet potato
(the edible tuber of) a tropical twining plant.
sweet-ˈsmelling adjective
sweet-smelling flowers.
sweet-ˈtempered adjective
kind and friendly.
References in classic literature ?
A few mounds of broken bricks, a pasture-land of sweet-smelling grass, and a little flock of sheep sleeping.
The next place she stopped at was a fruit and flower shop, and here she bought a large quantity of apples, apricots, peaches, and other things, with lilies, jasmine, and all sorts of sweet-smelling plants.
And she would have made him deathless and unageing, had not well-girded Metaneira in her heedlessness kept watch by night from her sweet-smelling chamber and spied.
275-281) When she had so said, the goddess changed her stature and her looks, thrusting old age away from her: beauty spread round about her and a lovely fragrance was wafted from her sweet-smelling robes, and from the divine body of the goddess a light shone afar, while golden tresses spread down over her shoulders, so that the strong house was filled with brightness as with lightning.
I found the island to be all rocky, only a little intermingled with tufts of grass, and sweet-smelling herbs.
The immense stretch of meadow had been mown and was sparkling with a peculiar fresh brilliance, with its lines of already sweet-smelling grass in the slanting rays of the evening sun.
Picking the object up, I discovered it was a small bottle, containing a thick sweet-smelling liquor, as black as ink.
My floating coffin was many things in turn; a railway carriage, a pleasure boat on the Thames, a hammock under the trees; last of all it was the upper berth in a not very sweet-smelling cabin, with a clatter of knives and forks near at hand, and a very strong odor of onions in the Irish stew.
There was the little church, in the morning, with the green leaves fluttering at the windows: the birds singing without: and the sweet-smelling air stealing in at the low porch, and filling the homely building with its fragrance.
he asked, surveying the shapely, sweet-smelling object with real interest and pleasure.
The roof was all of crimson roses, the windows of lilies, the walls of white carnations, the floors of glowing auriculas and violets, the doors of gorgeous tulips and narcissi with sunflowers for knockers, and all round hyacinths and other sweet-smelling flowers bloomed in masses, so that the air was perfumed far and near and enchanted all who were present.
The Russian-style Kvass, brewed with Bold Street's East Avenue Bakehouse, was sweet-smelling and cloudy, slightly yeasty smelling as you'd expect, and boasting a soft fruitiness - a light winter warmer.