redolent

(redirected from redolently)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

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 periodicals archive ?
Aside from its largely colonial connotations (see Cordero 2011), another point of contention has been that to 'occupy' smacks a little too redolently of Hegelian negation, sitting at odds, therefore, with the vitality and creativity that have defined the movement.
Redolently fragrant: / All five flavors were fully represented.
Indeed, social dance redolently employs and reflects cultural notions of gender, sexuality, desire, race, class, and social bonding and its academic embrace could prove productive for many academic fields.