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1. odor

noun. ['ˈoʊdɝ'] any property detected by the olfactory system.

Synonyms

  • smell
  • foulness
  • odorless
  • muskiness
  • odourless
  • stinkiness
  • rankness
  • inodorous
  • fetidness
  • redolence
  • scent
  • aroma
  • fragrance
  • odour
  • property
  • sweetness
  • rancidness
  • fragrancy
  • malodorousness
  • odorous
  • bouquet

Antonyms

  • odorous
  • deodorize
  • deodourise
  • absorb

Etymology

  • odour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • odour (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Odor

  • stroder
  • decoder
  • schroeder
  • schroder
  • schroader
  • froder
  • broder
  • yoder
  • sowder
  • soeder
  • soder
  • roeder
  • roder
  • moder
  • lowder
  • loder
  • loader
  • coder
  • boeder
  • oder

Example sentences of the word odor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Temporarily you might smell her wet fur that can have an unpleasant odor.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
It also enhances composting capabilities, controls odor and protects the soil from becoming hard and impacted.

Quotes containing the word odor


1. When I open them, most of the books have the smell of an earlier time leaking out between the pages - a special odor of the knowledge and emotions that for ages have been calmly resting between the covers. Breathing it in, I glance through a few pages before returning each book to its shelf.
- Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

2. She closed the book and put her cheek against it. There was still an odor of a library on it, of dust, leather, binding glue, and old paper, one book carrying the smell of hundreds.
- Shannon Hale, The Goose Girl

3. While I was an honorable man in her eyes, she did not love me. But the minute she understood what I was, when she breathed the true and foul odor of my soul, love was born in her – for she does love me! Well, well! There is nothing real, then, except evil.
- Octave Mirbeau

2. odor

noun. ['ˈoʊdɝ'] the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form.

Synonyms

  • reek
  • sense impression
  • esthesis
  • smell
  • olfactory sensation
  • sensation
  • malodor
  • foetor
  • mephitis
  • scent
  • aroma
  • fragrance
  • odour
  • acridity
  • fetor
  • aesthesis
  • malodour
  • stink
  • olfactory perception
  • sense experience
  • sense datum
  • stench

Antonyms

  • sanitariness
  • fruitlessness
  • solvability
  • isotropy

Etymology

  • odour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • odour (Anglo-Norman)
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