Scent - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
- any property detected by the olfactory system (syn: aroma, odor, odour, smell)
- catch the scent of; get wind of (syn: nose, wind)
- apply perfume to (syn: perfume)
The flower has a wonderful scent.
The dogs followed the fox's scent.
The prisoner escaped because the dogs lost his scent.
The dog scented a rabbit.
She scented the air with perfume.
The dogs picked up the scent.
Our oxen scented the water at a distance.
The ointment may be scented with any essential oil.
a yellow rose with a lovely scent
the sweet scent of ripe fruit
Honeysuckle and roses scented the air.
We scented danger and decided to leave.
The press had immediately scented a story.
The trade unions have scented victory.
The hound will scent; the wolf will prowl.
present participle: scenting
past tense: scented
past participle: scented