Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Definitions for redolent
- Having or exuding fragrance; scented; aromatic.
- Full of fragrance; odorous; smelling (usually used with 'of' or 'with').
- Serving to bring to mind; evocative; suggestive; reminiscent (usually used with 'of' or 'with').
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Citations for redolent
The 142-foot-long sidewheeled steamer . . . ferried people from place to place, . . . its two decks redolent with the aroma of fresh grapes, peaches, and other fruit headed for the rail spur at the Canandaigua pier, then on to markets in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
The simple, semisweet and moist cake was redolent of cinnamon and nutmeg and studded with Mr. McCartney's favorite nuts, pecans.