Perfumed
Perfume Per*fume", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perfumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perfuming}.] [F. parfumer (cf. Sp. perfumar); par (see {Par}) + fumer to smoke, L. fumare, fr. fumus smoke. See {Fume}.] To fill or impregnate with a perfume; to scent. [1913 Webster]

And Carmel's flowery top perfumes the skies. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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  • perfumed — [[t]pɜ͟ː(r)fjuːmd, pə(r)fju͟ːmd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Something such as fruit or wine that is perfumed has a sweet pleasant smell. Champenois wines can be particularly fragrant and perfumed. ...sweetly perfumed, creamy yellow flowers. 2) ADJ: usu… …   English dictionary

  • perfumed — adjective 1. filled or impregnated with perfume (Freq. 1) perfumed boudoir perfumed stationery scented soap • Syn: ↑scented • Similar to: ↑fragrant …   Useful english dictionary

  • perfumed — per|fumed [ pər fjumd ] adjective pleasant to smell because perfume has been added or used: perfumed soap/candles/powder a. MAINLY LITERARY pleasant to smell because of natural qualities: perfumed fruits …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • perfumed — UK [ˈpɜː(r)fjʊːmd] / US [pərˈfjumd] adjective a) pleasant to smell because perfume has been added or used perfumed soap/candles/powder b) mainly literary pleasant to smell because of natural qualities perfumed fruits …   English dictionary

  • perfumed — adjective Scented, having been given a pleasant smell. The perfumed pages of the letter contrasted with its doleful writing …   Wiktionary

  • perfumed — adj. Perfumed is used with these nouns: ↑soap …   Collocations dictionary

  • perfumed — perfume ► NOUN 1) a fragrant liquid used to give a pleasant smell to one s body. 2) a pleasant smell. ► VERB 1) give a pleasant smell to. 2) impregnate with perfume or a sweet smelling ingredient. DERIVATIVES perfumed adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • perfumed — Synonyms and related words: ambrosial, aromatic, balmy, essenced, flowery, fragrant, fruity, incense breathing, musky, odorate, odoriferous, odorous, perfumy, redolent, savory, scented, spicy, sweet, sweet scented, sweet smelling, thuriferous …   Moby Thesaurus

  • perfumed — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. aromatic, scented, fragrant; see odorous 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • perfumed — adj. scented, scented with perfume per·fume || pÉ™r fjuːm ,pÉœr /pɜː n. cologne, eau de toilette; scent v. give a scent, scent with perfume …   English contemporary dictionary

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