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Meaning of PERFUME

Pronunciation:  [n]'purfyoom, [v]pur'fyoom, 'purfyoom

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor
  2. [n]  a distinctive odor that is pleasant
  3. [v]  apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day"
  4. [v]  fill or impregnate with an odor
 

PERFUME is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: aroma, aromatise, aromatize, essence, fragrance, scent, scent
 
 See Also: cologne, cologne water, eau de cologne, eau de toilette, groom, incense, neaten, odor, odorize, odour, odourise, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, pachouli, patchouli, patchouly, perfumery, potpourri, rose water, scent, smell, toilet article, toilet water, toiletries, toiletry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Per*fume"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perfumed}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Perfuming}.] [F. parfumer (cf. Sp. perfumar); par
    (see {Par}) + fumer to smoke, L. fumare, fr. fumus smoke. See
    {Fume}.]
    To fill or impregnate with a perfume; to scent.
    
          And Carmel's flowery top perfumes the skies. --Pope.
    
    
  2. \Per"fume\, n. [F. parfum; cf. Sp. perfume. See
    {Perfume}, v.]
    1. The scent, odor, or odoriferous particles emitted from a
       sweet-smelling substance; a pleasant odor; fragrance;
       aroma.
    
             No rich perfumes refresh the fruitful field. --Pope.
    
    2. A substance that emits an agreeable odor.
    
             And thou shalt make it a perfume.     --Ex. xxx. 35.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are spraying or wearing perfume, suggests that you are seeking for more pleasure in your life. It is symbolic of your sexuality, sensuality, and indulgence.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aerate, aerify, ambergris, ambrosia, aroma, aromatic, aromatic gum, aromatic water, aromatize, atomize, attar, attar of roses, balm, balm of Gilead, balminess, balsam, bay oil, bergamot oil, bouquet, carbonate, cense, champaca oil, chlorinate, civet, distill, embalm, emit, essence, essential oil, etherify, etherize, evaporate, exhale, extract, fixative, fluidize, fractionate, fragrance, fragrancy, fruitiness, fume, fumigate, gasify, give off, heliotrope, hydrogenate, incense, jasmine oil, lavender oil, musk, muskiness, myrcia oil, myrrh, nose, nosegay, odor, odorize, oxygenate, parfum, perfumery, redolence, reek, rose oil, scent, send out, smell, smoke, spice, spiciness, spray, steam, sublimate, sublime, sweet savor, sweet smell, thurify, toilet water, vaporize, volatile oil, volatilize
 

 

 

 

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