perfumed

[ noun pur-fyoom, per-fyoom; verb per-fyoom, pur-fyoom ]SEE DEFINITION OF perfumed

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERFUMED

And away her ladyship tripped, flirting her perfumed fan as she went.

He was outside, breathing deeply, inhaling the perfumed air with delight.

Yet I hated them all; and most of all I hated the dainty, perfumed, golden-headed Cardinal-legate.

He had—the perfumed Perona—what he thought was a clever scheme for us.

Her prayers were perfumed with sighs, and cries, and tears for the impenitent.

It was warm and perfumed, and had the clinging tenderness of youth.

Even the air had a soft languor in it, as if perfumed breaths had mingled there.

The Sandal consists in making a perfumed embrocation from sandal wood.

When the flowers are to be perfumed, the perfume is to be placed upon the ribbon.

"I watched you from my box," the latter remarked, through a perfumed moustache.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "fumes from a burning substance," from Middle French parfum (16c.), from parfumer "to scent," from Old Provençal perfumar or cognate words in dialectal Italian (perfumare) or Spanish (perfumar), from Latin per- "through" (see per) + fumare "to smoke" (see fume (n.)). Meaning "fluid containing agreeable essences of flowers, etc.," is attested from 1540s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PERFUMED

aromatic

adjectivedistinctive smelling
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