Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: aromatic
IPA transcription: [,ɛɹəm'ætɪk]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: aromatic, redolent
    Meaning: having a strong pleasant odor; "the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford
  • Synonyms: aromatic
    Meaning: (chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings; "an aromatic organic compound"
Usage examples
  • If you boil coffee too long, the aromatic flavor flies off.
  • When young they are covered with branches low to the ground, and their aromatic tender leaves are light bluish green; afterwards they lose their lower branches, while their leaves become stiff and sickle-shaped, dull green and almost odorless.
  • And so fair was the world about them, too: the brightest suavest autumn weather; all the still air aromatic with that vernal perfume of peach: yet not so utterly still, but if I passed close to the lee of any floating thing, the spicy stirrings of morning or evening wafted me faint puffs of the odour of mortality over-ripe for the grave.