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Definition of "fragrance" []

  • The state or quality of having a pleasant odor. (noun)
  • A sweet or pleasant odor; a scent. (noun)
  • A substance, such as a perfume or cologne, designed to emit a pleasant odor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fragrance" in a sentence
  • "And now, we are blooming, and the fragrance is as bittersweet as a forest flower should be."
  • ""If they're using the word fragrance, that company could be hiding up to 600 chemicals under that word," said Anderson, who advocates for safer cosmetic regulations."
  • "The President of the French Representative Council of Black Associations has met with Reverend Al Sharpton after Jean-Paul Guerlain, the former perfumer for the Guerlain fragrance house, used a racial epithet on television, WWD reports."