What does odour mean?

Definitions for odourˈoʊ dər

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception(noun)

    the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

    "she loved the smell of roses"

  2. olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent(noun)

    any property detected by the olfactory system


  1. odour(Noun)

    Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume.

  2. odour(Noun)

    Something which produces a scent; incense, a perfume.

  3. Origin: From and odur, odor, odour, from odor.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Odour

    ō′dur, n. smell: perfume: estimation: reputation.—adj. Odorif′erous, bearing odour or scent: diffusing fragrance: perfumed.—adv. Odorif′erously.—n. Odorif′erousness, the quality of being odoriferous.—adj. O′dorous, emitting an odour or scent: sweet-smelling: fragrant.—adv. O′dorously.—n. O′dorousness, the quality of exciting the sensation of smell.—adjs. O′doured, perfumed; O′dourless, without odour.—Odour of sanctity (see Sanctity); In bad odour, in bad repute. [Fr.,—L. odor.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of odour in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of odour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aris Wahyudi:

    We took the decision to do an odour test for our customers' satisfaction.

  2. Endang Ahmad:

    I have already found many types of body odour smell, the ones who have sweat smell and armpit smell mixed we don't give a pass.

  3. Muhammad Ali:

    I have brought Rexona (deodorant) because, according to my wife, I have smelly body odour, but I am really optimistic I can pass all the tests today.

  4. Francois Canonica:

    There was no bad odour at the time, Swiss banks and their secrecy were an engine of the Swiss economy in the same vein as chocolates and watch-making.

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