Definition of odorous in English:

odorous

Line breaks: odor|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊd(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

odorously

adverb
More example sentences
  • With all its wishy-washy platitudes and sweeping generalizations, there was a general theme wafting odorously from the ill-conceived ballot.
  • We selected ethylbenzene and 2-butanone for exposure because ethylbenzene is more odorously effective than 2-butanone.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin odorus 'fragrant' (from odor 'odour') + -ous.

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