from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or emitting fragrance; aromatic.
- adj. Suggestive; reminiscent: a campaign redolent of machine politics.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. fragrant or aromatic; having a sweet scent
- adj. having the smell of the article in question.
- adj. suggestive or reminiscent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Diffusing odor or fragrance; spreading sweet scent; scented; odorous; smelling; -- usually followed by of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having or diffusing a sweet scent; giving out an odor; odorous; smelling; fragrant: often with of.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. serving to bring to mind
- adj. having a strong pleasant odor
- adj. (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
Enter the houbara bustard, with a name redolent of leather-jacketed young men gunning their motorcycles and a courtship display to match.
Harrison's new collection, "The Farmer's Daughter" - a title redolent of Merle Haggard or off-color barroom jokes or both, depending on your referents - contains three stories that feature, among their sprawling casts, several lusty adolescent boys (including one with a clubfoot and one who's a werewolf); an aged rancher, who, at 73, on his "last conscious day" of life, gingerly gropes a
Unfortunately, Johnson's thunder was silenced -- his reign curtailed -- by the guns and bombs of Vietnam and a challenge from Robert Kennedy, another name redolent of tragedy.
And it is indeed true that the mechanism which supported the 'Estado de India' nourished a very unique place, one which internalised the life-affirming concept behind a word redolent of the very essence of
The constitution of the League was termed by Mr. Wilson a Covenant, a word redolent of biblical and puritanical times, which accorded well with the motives that decided him to prefer Geneva to Brussels as the seat of the League, and to adopt other measures of a supposed political character.
His mother was MARY ARDEN, a name redolent of old poetry and romance.
Kinect - a name redolent of cords, cables, USB ports.
It's called the "Cadillac tax," a name redolent of corporate executives cackling in their Escalades over their cushy benefits.
"Removal" or "transfer" of a people is a word redolent of the Nazi era, for it is what the Nazis did to the Jews of Europe.
Since a variety of incentives have been unavailing, more muscular measures -- perhaps "surgical strikes," a phrase redolent of the McNamara mentality -- are contemplated.