There are 2 definitions of cologne in English:


Line breaks: co|logne
Pronunciation: /kəˈləʊn


[mass noun]
Eau de cologne or similarly scented toilet water: bottles of cologne [count noun]: she could smell his cool lemony cologne
More example sentences
  • As for yummy smells, I certainly find it hard to resist a man with the subtlest scent of cologne.
  • I pulled his coat closer to me, taking strength from its warmth and its faint scent of cologne.
  • I relaxed and inhaled the scent of his cologne, one that was becoming quite familiar to me.


early 19th century: named after Cologne in Germany.

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There are 2 definitions of cologne in English:


Line breaks: Co|logne
Pronunciation: /kəˈləʊn
An industrial and university city in western Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia; population 989,800 (est. 2006). Founded by the Romans and situated on the River Rhine, Cologne is notable for its medieval cathedral. German name Köln.

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