Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Redolent'
Redolent Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- 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)]
- (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)]
- having a strong distinctive fragrance; "the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford [syn: aromatic]
- Redolent \Red"o*lent\ (-lent), a. [L. redolens, -entis, p. pr.
of redolere to emit a scent, diffuse an odor; pref. red-,
re-, re- + olere to emit a smell. See Odor.]
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.
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- Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Saturday, Feb 15
Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Saturday: - - - - WINTER OLYMPICS Eyes on big ice hockey clash, U.S. speed skaters suit switch SOCHI, Russia - Russia meets the United States in men's ice hockey on Saturday in a clash redolent of rivalries past while the American speed skating team are hoping a change of suits brings a change in fortunes. ... Read more on this news related to 'Redolent'
- Flavor-packed turkey chili is meant to be with cornbread
This flavor-packed chili, made with turkey meat and pinto beans and redolent of a rich Mexican mole sauce, is long on flavor but light enough to enjoy guilt free. Read more on this news related to 'Redolent'
- Old foes Russia, US to clash
Russia meets the United States in mens ice hockey at the Winter Olympics on Saturday in a clash redolent of rivalries past, while the American speed skating team are hoping a change of suits brings a change in fortunes. The ice hockey qualifier at the futuristic Bolshoy Ice Dome by the shores of the Black Sea in Sochi will not determine any medals but it will play Read more on this news related to 'Redolent'