What does fragrant mean?

Definitions for fragrantˈfreɪ grənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fragrant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fragrant(adj)

    pleasant-smelling

Wiktionary

  1. fragrant(Adjective)

    Sweet-smelling; having a pleasant (usually strong) scent or fragrance.

  2. Origin: From fragrans, present active participle of fragro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fragrant(adj)

    affecting the olfactory nerves agreeably; sweet of smell; odorous; having or emitting an agreeable perfume

Freebase

  1. Fragrant

    Fragrant is an unincorporated community located in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fragrant

    frā′grant, adj. sweet-scented.—ns. Frā′grance, Frā′grancy, pleasantness of smell or perfume: sweet or grateful influence.—adv. Frā′grantly.—n. Frā′grantness. [Fr.,—L. fragrans, -antis, pr.p. of fragrāre, to smell.]

Editors Contribution

  1. fragrant

    Having a smell that is pleasing to the senses.

    The roses had a fragrant smell which she loved to smell as she came into the room.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragrant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragrant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean Paul Richter:

    Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm. When a storm approaches thee, be as fragrant as a sweet-smelling flower.

  2. Francis Bacon:

    Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

  3. Sir Francis Bacon, Of Adversity:

    Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue.

  4. Sir Francis Bacon:

    Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

  5. Sren Aaby Kierkegaard:

    If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility

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