Fragrance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfreɪɡrəns|  American pronunciation of the word fragrance
Brit.  |ˈfreɪɡr(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word fragrance


- a distinctive odor that is pleasant (syn: aroma, perfume, scent)
- a pleasingly sweet olfactory property (syn: bouquet, fragrancy, redolence, sweetness)


the rich fragrance of a garden flower

The flowers exuded a sweet fragrance.

Usually, only a few of the volatile chemicals in a fragrance are obviously noticeable to human noses.

The flowers fling their fragrance around.

The air was loaded with fragrance.

Flowers were spreading their fragrance.

the voluptuous fragrance of a summer garden

the pure fragrance of churchly incense

a flower with a lovely fragrance

...the fragrance of lilac trees in full bloom...

Word forms

singular: fragrance
plural: fragrances
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