from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small cluster or arrangement of flowers.
- n. The fragrance typical of a wine or liqueur. See Synonyms at fragrance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A bunch of flowers.
- n. The scent of a particular wine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A nosegay; a bunch of flowers.
- n. A perfume; an aroma.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A nosegay; a bunch of flowers; hence, something resembling a bunch of flowers, as a cluster of precious stones, a piece or flight of fireworks, etc.
- n. An agreeable non-spiritous perfume characteristic of some wiues.
- n. See the extract. Also called bouquet of herbs and fagot of herbs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
- n. an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
"That is what I call a bouquet," said Fleda, fain to leave the table, too, and draw near the tempting show in Florence's hand.
"That is what I call a bouquet," said Fleda, fain to leave the table too and draw near the tempting shew in Florence's hand.
I hand over the half-dozen stems that I've collected and our bouquet is now 34 flowers strong.
The bouquet is deep and lovely, as it offers up a complex mélange of tobacco leaf, black cherries, cassis, hot stones, herbs and a fine base of complex soil tones.
The weekly "photo bouquet" is updated each Saturday with a dozen or more fresh-as-baguette photos of France.
Today I was amazed to receive this beautiful flower bouquet from a group of friends, so lovely that I had to display it on my dresser and post a picture.
Apparently, being open to catching a bouquet is not enough.
If you don't have a garden a small bouquet is always welcome.
Henry Fonda was seventy-five and in poor health, but spotting the glint of that shiv of professional opportunism in his daughter's valedictory bouquet is actually refreshing.
- Edward Blake had been in town a couple of weeks before, and he too received a bouquet from a little maiden.
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