Redolent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈredələnt|  American pronunciation of the word redolent
Brit.  |ˈrɛdəl(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word redolent

adjective

- serving to bring to mind(syn: evocative, remindful, reminiscent, resonant)

cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note
a campaign redolent of machine politics

- (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous(syn: smelling)

the hall was redolent of floor wax
air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey

- having a strong pleasant odor(syn: aromatic)

the pine woods were more redolent

Examples

...my grandmother's house always seemed to be redolent with the aroma of baking bread...

The bar was redolent with the smell of stale cigarette smoke.

a style redolent of the sixties

cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note

a campaign redolent of machine politics

the hall was redolent of floor wax

air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey

the pine woods were more redolent

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