Definition of sweet-scented in English:



  • Having a sweet, pleasant smell.

    ‘sweet-scented flowers’
    • ‘Across the street, Bellagio's Conservatory and Botanical Gardens was a lush and sweet-scented retreat.’
    • ‘Yellow and orange calendulas bloom through winter, as will pink and white English daisies and sweet-scented stock.’
    • ‘I bought sweet-scented, slender vanilla beans from the Antilles.’
    • ‘Sweet-scented petals falling from flowering trees in the mountains are said to give the Perfume River its name.’
    • ‘When the wind would pick up the place would be awash in a warm, sweet-scented blizzard of cherry blossoms.’
    • ‘At night, you can happen upon a fragrant moonflower vine covered with large, white saucer-shaped flowers or sweet-scented night-blooming jasmine.’
    • ‘Confederate or star jasmine is a perennial evergreen with sweet-scented white blooms in late spring.’
    • ‘Great Ideas for a Romantic Dinner by Ron Zvagelsky [ 2006-10-24 ] A scrumptious dinner with some sweet-scented candles and flowers is really worth coming home to.’
    • ‘When I was a youngster, my father and I would pile into his old A35 van, leave the grime of our little home town of Barnsley, and in 10 minutes be scrambling over rocks and tramping through sweet-scented heather.’
    • ‘Masses of colourful rhododendrons mingle with the sweet scented yellow azaleas in early summer.’
    • ‘Also consider nutmeg, star anise, or any other sweet scented spice that you like.’
    • ‘Planted in a deep tub, within a couple of seasons it will reach for the sky and festoon your railings with its sweet scented flowers.’
    sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, scented, perfumed, aromatic, sweet