Definition of Redolent

1. Adjective. Serving to bring to mind. "A campaign redolent of machine politics"

Exact synonyms: Evocative, Remindful, Reminiscent, Resonant
Similar to: Aware, Mindful
Derivative terms: Evoke, Evoke, Reminisce, Reminiscence, Reminiscence



2. Adjective. (used with 'of' or 'with') noticeably odorous. "Air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey"
Exact synonyms: Smelling
Similar to: Odorous

3. Adjective. Having a strong pleasant odor. "The pine woods were more redolent"
Exact synonyms: Aromatic
Similar to: Fragrant
Derivative terms: Aroma, Redolence

Definition of Redolent

1. a. Diffusing odor or fragrance; spreading sweet scent; scented; odorous; smelling; -- usually followed by of.

Definition of Redolent

1. Adjective. fragrant or aromatic; having a sweet scent ¹

2. Adjective. having the smell of the article in question. ¹

3. Adjective. (idiomatic) suggestive or reminiscent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redolent

1. fragrant [adj] - See also: fragrant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redolent

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redocking
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redouble
redoubled

Literary usage of Redolent

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"One can only enjoy them as they occur and recur —George Stade, NY Times Book Rev., 17 June 1979 redolent According to Follett 1966, redolent with has a bad ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1837)
"Like the cedar of Lebanon, im evergreen, redolent of sweets, whose sacred oil, when used to preserve from decay the books of the fathers was but a type of ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1837)
"... an evergreen, redolent of sweets, whose sacred oil, when used to preserve from decay the books of the fathers was hut a type of l hat intellectual ..."

4. Le Jongleur de Notre Dame: (The Juggler of Notre Dame); Miracle Play in by Jules Massenet, Maurice Lena (1907)
"... —redolent of the divine fragrance of the gardens of old France — is a living memory of the charm of those famous beauties. ..."

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