DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 red·o·lent /-ənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Red·o·lent a.  Diffusing odor or fragrance; spreading sweet scent; scented; odorous; smelling; -- usually followed by of.  “Honey redolent of spring.” --Dryden. -- Red*o*lent*ly, adv.
    Gales . . . redolent of joy and youth.   --Gray.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: serving to bring to mind; "cannot forbear to close on this
             redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson; "a campaign
             redolent of machine politics" [syn: evocative, redolent
             of(p), remindful, reminiscent, reminiscent of(p)]
      2: (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous; "the hall was
         redolent of floor wax"; "air redolent with the fumes of
         beer and whiskey" [syn: redolent(p), smelling(p)]
      3: having a strong distinctive fragrance; "the pine woods were
         more redolent"- Jean Stafford [syn: aromatic]