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Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.
Walt Whitman

Meaning of "odorous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ODOROUS

odorous  [ˈəʊdərəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ODOROUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Odorous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ODOROUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

odorous

Odor

An odor or odour or fragrance is caused by one or more volatilized chemical compounds, generally at a very low concentration, that humans or other animals perceive by the sense of olfaction. Odors are also commonly called scents, which can refer to both pleasant and unpleasant odors. The terms fragrance and aroma are used primarily by the food and cosmetic industry to describe a pleasant odor, and are sometimes used to refer to perfumes. In contrast, malodor, stench, reek, and stink are used specifically to describe unpleasant odor. In the United Kingdom, odour refers to scents in general. In the United States, odor has a more negative connotation, such as smell, stench or stink, while scent or aroma are used for pleasant smells.

Definition of odorous in the English dictionary

The definition of odorous in the dictionary is having or emitting a characteristic smell or odour.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ODOROUS


chunderous
ˈtʃʌndərəs
cinderous
ˈsɪndərəs
dangerous
ˈdeɪndʒərəs
founderous
ˈfaʊndərəs
glanderous
ˈɡlændərəs
Honduras
hɒnˈdjʊərəs
humorous
ˈhjuːmərəs
inodorous
ɪnˈəʊdərəs
malodorous
mælˈəʊdərəs
murderess
ˈmɜːdərəs
murderous
ˈmɜːdərəs
nidorous
ˈnaɪdərəs
numerous
ˈnjuːmərəs
Pandarus
ˈpændərəs
panderous
ˈpændərəs
plunderous
ˈplʌndərəs
ponderous
ˈpɒndərəs
slanderous
ˈslɑːndərəs
sudorous
ˈsjuːdərəs
thunderous
ˈθʌndərəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ODOROUS

odontophorous
odontorhynchous
odontostomatous
odor
odorant
odorate
odoriferous
odoriferously
odoriferousness
odorimetry
odoriphore
odorize
odorously
odorousness
odour
odour of sanctity
odour-free
odoured
odourful
odourless

WORDS THAT END LIKE ODOROUS

amorous
carnivorous
decorous
dolorous
glamorous
glamourous
herbivorous
insectivorous
microporous
nonporous
phosphorous
porous
rancorous
rigorous
sonorous
splendorous
stertorous
tumorous
unglamorous
vaporous
vigorous

Synonyms and antonyms of odorous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ODOROUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «odorous» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of odorous

Translation of «odorous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ODOROUS

Find out the translation of odorous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of odorous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «odorous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有味
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

olorosa
570 millions of speakers

English

odorous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुगंधित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

معطر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пахучие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

odoríferos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুগন্ধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

odorant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berbau
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

duftend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

悪臭
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

향기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Odorous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thơm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாற்றமுடையதாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुगंधी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kokulu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

odoroso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pachnący
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пахучі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mirositoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

odorous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

welriekende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

odorous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

odorous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of odorous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ODOROUS»

The term «odorous» is normally little used and occupies the 117.229 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ODOROUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about odorous

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QUOTES WITH «ODOROUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word odorous.
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Walt Whitman
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ODOROUS»

Discover the use of odorous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to odorous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Odorous Adventures of Stinky Dog
In order to meet his deadline, writer Howie Monroe transforms himself into Stinky Dog, a cute wire-haired dachshund puppy armed with extremely smelly fire power that bends steel and clobbers criminals with a single blast, but when he goes ...
James Howe, 2004
2
In Pursuit of Garlic: An Intimate Look at the Divinely ...
"In Pursuit of Garlic: An Intimate Look at the Divinely Odorous Bulb" tells Liz Primeau's story of her love affair with garlic--which was ignited when her handsome teenaged boyfriend took her to an Italian restaurant for spaghetti served ...
Liz Primeau, 2012
3
The Practical Handbook of Compost Engineering
Chapter 18 concludes with an overview of the elements of successful odor management. THE POTENTIAL FOR ODOR Compounds of Concern All living systems, both plant and animal, excrete odorous molecules on a nearly continuous basis ...
Roger Tim Haug, 1993
4
Residential, Industrial, And Institutional Pest Control
Odorous House Ant Tapinoma sessile The odorous house ant (Figure 4-20) gets its name from the foul, musty odor an individual emits when crushed. Like other ant pests, the odorous house ant invades commercial buildings and residences ...
Pat O'connor-marer, Patrick J. Marer, Mary Louise Flint, 2006
5
The Science of Composting
(3) Once the intensity (butanol equivalent concentration) of an odorant is known, its total mass per unit time can be used to estimate the mass of odor by multiplying it times the volume of odorous air per unit time (Walker, 1993). (4) The intensity ...
Eliot Epstein, 1996
6
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms
Odorous applies to whatever has a strong, distinctive smell, whether it is pleasant or not (odorous flowers such as lilies, tuberoses, and narcissuses) (odorous chemicals are often malodorous) (odorous gums from the East— Wilde) <ability to ...
Merriam-Webster, Inc, 1984
7
Municipal Sewage Sludge Management: A Reference Text on ...
MEASUREMENT OF ODORS ODOROUS COMPOUNDS The human olfactory system is extremely sensitive to a wide range of odorous chemical compounds. An individual's response to any particular compound is determined by the intensity, ...
Cecil Lue-Hing, 1998
8
Principles of Food Chemistry
Our understanding of the odor receptor's mechanism is very limited, and there is no single, generally accepted theory accounting for the relationship between molecular structure and odor. The odorous substance arrives at the olfactory tissue ...
John M. DeMan, 1999
9
Human Physiology: With upwards of 300 illustrations. In 2 vols
The comprehension of the physiology of olfaction will not be complete without an inquiry into odours, or those emanations from odorous bodies, which give character to them, and impress the organ of smell. It was long maintained, as in the ...
Robley Dunglison, 1844
10
Hazardous Air Pollutants: Assessment, Liabilities and ...
10.4 Concurrent Reduction of Odorous and Hazardous Air Pollutants Odorous air pollutants exhibit characteristic odors as individual pollutants and collectively as mixtures. Reduction of the malodor associated with these pollutants generally ...
Jeffrey W. Bradstreet, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ODOROUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term odorous is used in the context of the following news items.
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SPACE FARMER 'nauts arrive safely at International Space Station
For now, none of that's on the cards, so the 'nauts of Expedition 44 will be spared the need to eat out of a possibly rather odorous turd-garden. «The Register, Jul 15»
2
Secret to rose scent surprises scientists
Called monoterpenes, these chemicals can be found in many odorous plants. Monoterpenes come in different shapes and scents, but all have ... «Science News for Students, Jul 15»
3
WINE SAVVY: How to spot faults in wine
The odorous smells can also occur if sulfur combines with ethanol in the bottle, forming a new compound called ethyl mercaptan. «Duluth News Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Bayport Residents Demand That National Grid Repair 'Nauseating …
Across the street The Dowdys are hooked up to the same odorous gas main on Gillette Avenue. Joggers and walkers, bikers and passing ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
5
5 Edible Weird Weeds to Try
You'll know it when you find garlic mustard in the wild, because it'll smell odorous, just like garlic—especially if you crush the leaves. «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Marijuana plants mysteriously sprouting in Vancouver traffic circles
After local resident Jeremy Phan tweeted a photo of the 20th Avenue plant growing among the shrubs, it didn't take long for the odorous weed ... «Yahoo News Canada, Jul 15»
7
Spencer Canyon Campground reopens
Officials also said visitors should keep any odorous items, including food, beverages, strongly scented hygiene products and any clothing worn ... «Tucson News Now, Jul 15»
8
Shreddies adds pyjamas and jeans to line of fart-neutralising apparel
The odorous vapours are trapped and neutralised by the carbon, which can be reactivated simply by washing it. "The technology remains ... «Dezeen, Jul 15»
9
IC Journal Club: Single Use Hydrophilic Coated vs. Multiple Use …
... tract infection, defined as positive leukocytes plus fever, flank pain, increased incontinence, malaise, or cloudy or odorous urine requiring antibiotic treatment. «UroToday, Jul 15»
10
The Cause Of Foot Odor And What You Can Do To Make Your Feet …
... and source of nutrient, facilitates the growth of bacteria and the production of odorous waste products, including propanoic acid, methanethiol ... «Medical Daily, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Odorous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/odorous>. Oct 2020 ».
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