perfume

  • 21perfume — per|fume1 [ˈpə:fju:m US ˈpə:r ] n [U and C] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: parfum, probably from Old Provençal perfumar to perfume , from Latin fumare to smoke ] 1.) a liquid with a strong pleasant smell that women put on their skin or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22perfume — per|fume1 [ pɜrfjum ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount a liquid with a pleasant smell that you put on your skin: a bottle of perfume expensive perfumes 2. ) count the pleasant smell of something such as a flower or plant: perfume of: The air was… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23Perfume — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cinéma et télévision Perfume est un film américain réalisé par Roland S. Jefferson en 1991. Perfume est un film américain réalisé par Michael Rymer et… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 24perfume — 1 noun (C, U) 1 a liquid that has a strong pleasant smell, that you put on your skin or clothing to make yourself smell nice: She never wears perfume. 2 a sweet or pleasant smell: the rose s heady perfume 2 verb 1 literary to fill something with… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25perfume —   Lūkini, wai lūkini, wai ala, wai hō a ala, a ala, mea ala, onaona, puīa, moani, moaniani, mano i.    ♦ Perfume container, ipu ala.    ♦ Perfumed, pē, ala.    ♦ To perfume, hō ala, ho opē, ho opuīa.    ♦ To issue perfume, pō.    ♦ Perfume plants …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 26perfume — [16] The fume of perfume is the same word as English fumes, but whereas fumes has gone downhill semantically, perfume has remained in the realms of pleasant odours. It comes from French parfum, a derivative of the verb parfumer. This was borrowed …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 27perfume — s m 1 Olor agradable, particularmente el que despiden las flores: perfume de azucenas, perfume de un bosque 2 Sustancia que generalmente se prepara con esencia de flores u otros vegetales, y se emplea para dar buen olor a algo, esparciéndola para …

    Español en México

  • 28perfume — per•fume n. [[t]ˈpɜr fyum, pərˈfyum[/t]] v. [[t]pərˈfyum, ˈpɜr fyum[/t]] n. v. fumed, fum•ing 1) a substance that diffuses or imparts an agreeable or attractive smell, esp. a fluid containing fragrant natural oils extracted from flowers, woods,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 29perfume — {{#}}{{LM P29897}}{{〓}} {{SynP30618}} {{[}}perfume{{]}} ‹per·fu·me› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Sustancia que desprende un olor agradable: • Los perfumes franceses gozan de fama mundial.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} Olor agradable, especialmente el… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 30perfume — [16] The fume of perfume is the same word as English fumes, but whereas fumes has gone downhill semantically, perfume has remained in the realms of pleasant odours. It comes from French parfum, a derivative of the verb parfumer. This was borrowed …

    Word origins

  • 31perfume — 1. noun /ˈpɜːfjuːm,ˈpɝfjuːm/ a) A pleasant smell; the scent, odor, or odoriferous particles emitted from a sweet smelling substance; a pleasant odor; fragrance; aroma …

    Wiktionary

  • 32perfume — (m) (Intermedio) sustancia producida para dar buen olor al cuerpo Ejemplos: El perfume que me mostró el dependiente no me gustó. La regalaron su perfume favorito. Sinónimos: olor, colonia, esencia, aroma, fragancia, bálsamo, loción …

    Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • 33perfume — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fragrance, aroma; cologne, scent; sachet, attar, perfumery. See odor. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scent, fragrance, aroma, odor, sweetness, bouquet, redolence, sachet, incense; see also smell 1 . Perfumes …

    English dictionary for students

  • 34perfume — [ pə:fju:m] noun 1》 a fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils, used to impart a pleasant smell to one s body or clothes. 2》 a pleasant smell. verb also pə fju:m 1》 impart a pleasant smell to. 2》 impregnate with perfume or a sweet… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 35perfume — noun 1) a bottle of perfume Syn: fragrance, scent, eau de toilette, toilet water, eau de cologne, cologne, aftershave 2) the heady perfume of lilacs Syn: smell, scent, fragrance, aroma …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 36perfume — noun 1) a bottle of perfume Syn: scent, fragrance, eau de toilette, toilet water 2) the heady perfume of lilacs Syn: smell, scent, fragrance, aroma, bouquet …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 37perfume — I. noun Etymology: Middle French perfum, probably from Old Occitan, from perfumar to perfume, from per thoroughly (from Latin) + fumar to smoke, from Latin fumare, from fumus smoke more at fume Date: 1533 1. the scent of something sweet smelling… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 38perfume —     Desde la antigüedad más remota el hombre ha perfumado con hierbas, óleos, incienso, ámbar y otras sustancias sus recintos sacros, y generalmente mediante sahumerios, es decir, quemando estas sustancias para que el humo las esparciera. La… …

    Diccionario del origen de las palabras

  • 39perfume — per·fume || pÉ™r fjuːm ,pÉœr /pɜː n. cologne, eau de toilette; scent v. give a scent, scent with perfume …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 40perfume — kvepalai statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Maloniai kvepiančių medžiagų mišinys ar tirpalas. atitikmenys: angl. perfume; perfumes rus. духи …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas