Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Imbued or permeated with perfume or fragrance; perfumed: as, Scented soap.

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  • adjective Having a pleasant aroma.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of scent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used in combination) having the odor of
  • adjective having the sense of smell
  • adjective filled or impregnated with perfume
  • adjective having a natural fragrance

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Examples

  • At the sound he snorted with a sudden start that jerked him through the air from water to meadow, and his feet sank into the young velvet, while he pricked his ears and again scented the air.

    All Gold Cañon

  • At the sound he snorted with a sudden start that jerked him through the air from water to meadow, and his feet sank into the young velvet, while he pricked his ears and again scented the air.

    All Gold Canon

  • Better to be rubbed down in scented butter than to eat it.

    Horoscope for the week of July 7, 2008

  • Also, I have a plug in scented oil right by the front door.

    Home Scents

  • Calling it 'rotten-cabbage-scented' is a little more accurate, but suggests that the scent was added after the fact, while in actuality, stench is a property of the mercaptan itself.

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  • "Ask him his name, please," she commands me, in French-scented English.

    The mission song

  • "Ask him his name, please," she commands me, in French-scented English.

    the mission song

  • At the sound he snorted with a sudden start that jerked him through the air from water to meadow, and his feet sank into the young velvet, while he pricked his ears and again scented the air.

    All Gold Canyon

  • The gloss pots are described as "scented with the taste of timeless cocktails" but do not contain alcohol.

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  • a sensation of being smothered in scented swansdown.

    The Miller of Old Church

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