Definition of fragrant in English:

fragrant

Syllabification: fra·grant
Pronunciation: /ˈfrāgrənt
 
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adjective

Having a pleasant or sweet smell.
More example sentences
  • As you walk by a fruit stand in the market the sweet, fragrant smell also indicates that the melons are ready to eat.
  • The myriad of colours and the sweet, fragrant scent of the blooms overwhelmed the senses to the point of excess.
  • He wished he could smell her fragrant perfume right there and then.
Synonyms
sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, scented, perfumed, aromatic, odoriferous, odiferous, perfumy
literary redolent

Origin

late Middle English: from French, or from Latin fragrant- 'smelling sweet', from the verb fragrare.

Derivatives

fragrantly

adverb
More example sentences
  • The lime chicken burger with Thai coconut sauce, peppers and tomato is fragrantly sublime and the Asian potato and chickpea burger with mango raita and tomato is a vegetarian's delight.
  • Other oils, which will repel insect pests, although not as fragrantly pleasant, are eucalyptus and citronella.
  • It tastes immediately as if it has been buried in a sandalwood box; fragrantly woody, earthy and fascinating.

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