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Synonyms for perfume
ˈpɜr fyum, pərˈfyum; pərˈfyum, ˈpɜr fyumper·fume

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  1. perfumeverb

    To apply perfume to; to fill or impregnate with a perfume; to scent.

    aroma, fragrance, scent

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. perfume

    odor, scent, fragrance, redolence, aroma, smell, incense

    fetor, stench, stink

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aroma, fragrance, perfume, scentnoun

    a distinctive odor that is pleasant

    fragrance, scent, sweetness, olfactory property, essence, bouquet, redolence, odor, aroma, odour, fragrancy, smell

  2. perfume, essenceverb

    a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor

    nitty-gritty, meat, core, essence, sum, gist, heart and soul, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, inwardness, kernel, fragrance, aroma, heart, scent, centre, marrow, pith

  3. perfume, aromatize, aromatiseverb

    fill or impregnate with an odor

    "orange blossoms perfumed the air in the garden"

    aromatize, scent, aromatise

  4. perfume, scentverb

    apply perfume to

    "She perfumes herself every day"

    aromatise, odourise, scent, nose, aromatize, wind, odorize

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perfumenoun

    fragrance, balminess, aroma, redolence, incense, pleasing scent, grateful odor, sweetness of smell

  2. perfumenoun

    sweet-smelling substance

  3. perfumeverb

    scent, fill, impregnate or imbue with grateful odor

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. perfumenoun

    fragrance, aroma, redolence, sachet, incense, emanation, odor, attar, musk, patchouli, frankincense, civet, myrrh, pastil, pulvillio

    Associated words:
    exhale, exhalation, cassolette, perfumer, perfumery

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How to use perfume in a sentence?

  1. Tara Cunningham:

    They destroy autistic people, you get LEDs, you ask someone to stop wearing perfume, and you make everyone better.

  2. Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy:

    You can put perfume on a pig, but it still stinks!

  3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    The adoration of his heart had been to her only as the perfume of a wild flower, which she had carelessly crushed with her foot in passing.

  4. Circe Henestrosa:

    We see Frida as the person, Frida the artist but also the woman, i met Frida personally for the first time when I went through her archive, and I found a woman who loved perfume, who loved to dress up, who didn't let her disabilities define her but she defined who she was in her own terms.

  5. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    You must shatter the vase to spread its perfume, and smite the rock to get the spark!" (El Filibusterismo)

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