French translation of 'scent'
1. (= smell) odeur f
(pleasant) parfum m
the scent of flowers un parfum de fleurs
2. (= track) [of person] piste f
to be on the scent of sth (figurative)
We are on the scent of something big. Nous sommes sur un gros coup.
to throw sb off the scent (figurative) lancer qn sur une mauvaise piste
3. (Britain) (= perfume) parfum m
1. (= perfume) [writing paper, clothes, air] parfumer
2. (= smell) flairer
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Example Sentences Including 'scent'
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Do you struggle to find a scent you like?The Sun (2014)
If citrus scents make you feel good then great.The Sun (2014)
Most of them could still follow a scent trail.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Their scent will soon fill the lanes.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This being the season finale, he scents blood.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Tiny receptors inside the nose can detect thousands of scents.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Try light and crisp fragrances that leave a fresh scent.The Sun (2012)
Choose one with a scent you like, to make the instant hit all the more pleasurable.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She cannot do interviews without enormous trays of lilies and scented candles.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The memory lingers like a favourite scent.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Perhaps the bouquets' sweet scent hides the whiff of hypocrisy.The Sun (2012)
That most people really do get through a bottle of scent in four hours and urgently need more.The Sun (2013)
The double grand-slam winner was almost certainly on the scent of something there.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
They go out as hound exercise clubs or follow an artificial scent.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Vanilla and orchid are the strongest scents.The Sun (2013)
Other associations include floral and pleasant scents.Christianity Today (2000)
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'scent' in Other Languages
British English: scent /sɛnt/ NOUN
The scent of something is the pleasant smell that it has.
...bushes with white flowers and a wonderful scent.
- American English: scent
- Arabic: عِطْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: aroma
- Chinese: 香味
- Croatian: miris
- Czech: vůně
- Danish: duft
- Dutch: geur
- European Spanish: fragancia
- Finnish: tuoksu
- French: parfum
- German: Duft
- Greek: μυρωδιά
- Italian: profumo
- Japanese: におい
- Korean: 냄새
- Norwegian: duft
- Polish: zapach
- European Portuguese: aroma
- Romanian: mireasmă
- Russian: запах
- Spanish: fragancia
- Swedish: doft
- Thai: กลิ่น
- Turkish: koku
- Ukrainian: пахощі
- Vietnamese: hương thơm
British English: scent VERB
If something scents a place or thing, it makes it smell pleasant.
Jasmine flowers scent the air.
Translation of scent from the Collins English to French Dictionary