Definition of odorable in English:


Pronunciation /ˈəʊd(ə)rəbl/


  • Able to be smelled; perceptible to the sense of smell.

    In later use frequently as a pun on adorable.


Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Puttenham (1529–?1591), writer and literary critic. Probably originally from post-classical Latin odorabilis perceptible by smell from classical Latin odōrārī to smell, scent (from odor) + -bilis; in later use apparently independently from odour + -able.