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Meaning of ODOR

Pronunciation:  'owdur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any property detected by the olfactory system
  2. [n]  the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
 

ODOR is a 4 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: aroma, odour, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory property, olfactory sensation, scent, smell, smell
 
 See Also: acridity, aroma, bouquet, fetor, foetor, foulness, fragrance, fragrance, malodor, malodorousness, malodour, malodourousness, perfume, property, pungency, rankness, redolence, reek, scent, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression, stench, stink, stinkiness, sweetness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"dor\, n. [OE. odor, odour, OF. odor, odour, F. odeur,
fr. L. odor; akin to olere to smell, Gr. ?, Lith. ? Cf.
{Olfactory}, {Osmium}, {Ozone}, {Redolent}.] [Written also
{odour}.]
Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume.

      Meseemed I smelt a garden of sweet flowers, That dainty
      odors from them threw around.            --Spenser.

{To be in bad odor}, to be out of favor, or in bad repute.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: To smell an odor in your dream indicates a memory or past experience. Your dream be trying to convey your personal feeling and associations with that odor.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air, aroma, atmosphere, attribute, aura, badge, balminess, bouquet, brand, breath, cachet, cast, character, characteristic, configuration, cut, differentia, differential, distinctive feature, earmark, feature, fetor, figure, flavor, fragrance, fragrancy, fruitiness, gust, hallmark, hint, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, impress, impression, incense, index, individualism, keynote, lineaments, mannerism, mark, marking, mold, muskiness, nature, nosegay, particularity, peculiarity, perfume, property, quality, quirk, redolence, savor, scent, seal, shape, singularity, smack, smell, specialty, spice, spiciness, spirit, stamp, stench, stink, suggestion, sweet savor, sweet smell, taint, tang, taste, token, tone, trait, trick
 

 

 

 

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