Definition of 'perfume'
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Example sentences containing 'perfume'
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It comes with two bottles of perfumed lotion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And for our clients, it is the pleasure of wearing perfume. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The afternoon morphs into a perfume class, smelling essential oils that form the base of most perfumes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The new perfumes contain historical references yet don't feel old-fashioned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Neither is it about going along to the perfume shop, smelling each scent in turn, and picking out the best one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. Christianity Today (2000)The perfume house has led the recent trend in celebrity fragrances. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How can those things make so much perfume? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Online cosmetics and perfume retailing was still new. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can tell them apart from other mushrooms because of the perfume smell they have. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They will arrest a woman if she wears perfume or raises her voice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This handy gizmo has a valve to refill it from a larger perfume bottle. The Sun (2014)It adds a wonderful anise and perfumed aroma. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is used to perfume soaps and other bath preparations. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)Both can be snipped to bring some of their welcome perfume into the house. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Can a perfume really make smell younger? The Sun (2008)No one in a pharmaceutical business really respects cosmetics and perfumes. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)He has been doused in four different perfumes and two skincare brands have given him eye cream samples. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She's got a lot of products and perfumes. The Sun (2008)When you're a widow no one buys you perfume any more. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She likes to take care of herself and always wears make-up and perfume. The Sun (2010)There was a strange, heady scent of perfume and hot wax. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then the wedding cake in a tea box that had the dry fragrance of the perfumed East. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)When the sun shone and temperatures climbed, its perfume filled the air. The Sun (2008)IT can be very daunting wandering around a perfume hall trying to pick the perfect scent for your loved one. The Sun (2014)Like photographs or the smell of your mother 's perfume, they bring people back. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'perfume'
British English: perfume /ˈpɜːfjuːm/ NOUN
Perfume is a pleasant-smelling liquid which women put on their necks and wrists to make themselves smell nice.
The hall smelled of her mother's perfume.
- American English: perfume
- Arabic: عِطْرٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perfume
- Chinese: 香水
- Croatian: parfem
- Czech: parfém
- Danish: parfume
- Dutch: parfum
- European Spanish: perfume
- Finnish: hajuvesi
- French: parfum
- German: Parfüm
- Greek: άρωμα
- Italian: profumo
- Japanese: 香水
- Korean: 향수
- Norwegian: parfyme
- Polish: perfumy
- European Portuguese: perfume
- Romanian: parfum
- Russian: духи
- Spanish: perfume
- Swedish: parfym
- Thai: น้ำหอม
- Turkish: parfüm
- Ukrainian: парфуми
- Vietnamese: nước hoa
British English: perfume VERB
If the smell of something perfumes a place or area, it makes it smell nice.
Flowers started to perfume the air.
Definition of perfume from the Collins English Dictionary
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