Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: scented
IPA transcription: [s'ɛntɪd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: scented
    Meaning: having the sense of smell; "keen-scented hounds"
  • Synonyms: perfumed, scented
    Meaning: filled or impregnated with perfume; "perfumed boudoir"; "perfumed stationery"; "scented soap"
  • Synonyms: odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling
    Meaning: having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
Usage examples
  • She arose from the table and handed me a daintily scented missive addressed to Mrs. Shadd, and I faithfully executed her errand.
  • It was not probable that Top scented the presence of man, for in that case, he would have announced it by half-uttered, sullen, angry barks.
  • I might as well fire off a gun to let them know I am coming, as to go about scented up so that they can smell me a great deal farther off than they can see me.
  • When he had changed, poured water over his head, and scented himself, Nicholas arrived at the governor's rather late, but with the phrase "better late than never" on his lips.
  • However, on his second sortie, on the 27th of November, Gideon Spilett, who had ventured a quarter of a mile into the woods, towards the south of the mountain, remarked that Top scented something.
  • Then the eunuchs went forth that they might perfume the Hammam for the brides; so they scented it with rosewater and willow-flower water and pods of musk, and fumigated it with Kakili eaglewood and ambergris.
  • In the meantime, I put myself on a short allowance of bear's grease, wholly abandoned scented soap and lavender water, and sold off three waistcoats at a prodigious sacrifice, as being too luxurious for my stern career.
  • After bathing, as they sometimes do five or six times every day, the hair is carefully dried, and if they have been in the sea, invariably washed in fresh water, and anointed with a highly scented oil extracted from the meat of the cocoanut.
  • Its great porticoes and verandahs were occupied by hurrying servants, and guards paced to and fro and saluted him respectfully as he drew near, along mossy walks and through sweeping grassy lawns where fountains were playing and flowers scented the air. Wali Dad stood stunned and helpless.
  • Indeed at one time nothing but holding her by the scruff prevented her from getting away from him, but at last he achieved his object and she was washed, brushed, scented and dressed, although to be sure this left him better pleased than her, for she regarded her silk jacket with disfavour.