[ US /ˈoʊdɝəs/ ]
[ UK /ˈə‍ʊdəɹəs/ ]
  1. having odor or a characteristic odor
    fresh odorous bread
    odorous jasmine flowers
    odorous garbage
  2. emitting an odor
    odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack
  3. having a natural fragrance
    the perfumed air of June
    the odorous air of the orchard
    odoriferous spices
    scented flowers
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How To Use odorous In A Sentence

  • I am not sure if all dumps are this smelly - I know that all dumps are odorous - but it was stinky.
  • They are dubbed 'odorous' and 'coconut' due to the coconut - or rum-like smell they release when crushed. Livescience.com
  • Should the turkey spray you with an odorous substance after you kill it, you didn't kill a turkey.
  • DETAINING the next president of the United States for three hours in what an eyewitness called a "malodorous" small room at an airport in the provincial Russian city of Perm looks, in retrospect, to have been a pretty bad idea. Robert Amsterdam
  • Basically, low concentration of alkane background gas has no effect on the removal efficiency of malodorous gas. ?
  • The floor of the cage was slippery with a kind of odorous slime. Starchild Omnibus
  • The Professor was going to pelt Hugh Mackay with a great, malodorous barrage of bunyip droppings, but then realised there wouldn't be any point.
  • They smell inodorously -- they do not wash -- they dare not risk cholera. The Innocents Abroad
  • Many fatty foods are susceptible to autoxidation, involving the oxidation of lipid molecules to produce malodorous ketones, alcohols and acids that adversely affect the texture, flavour and taste of food.
  • That turned out to be fanciful thinking as instead I found myself in a warm and cheerful place with assistants hard at work and a kettle on the boil, and if there was a funny smell it was, Polly assured me, just her lamb stew at lunch, not the waft of an odorous beast she'd flayed. Kisa Lala: Sculpting Corpses: A Conversation With Taxidermy Artist Polly Morgan
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