scented

adjective
scent·​ed | \ ˈsen-təd How to pronounce scented (audio) \

Definition of scented

: having scent: such as
a : having a perfumed smell
b : having the sense of smell
c : having or exhaling an odor

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Examples of scented in a Sentence

a bowl of scented petals used to perfume a room
Recent Examples on the Web Drake is selling a scented candle that smells like ... Aj Willingham, CNN, "5 things to know for December 3: Covid-19, transition, census, China, Iran," 3 Dec. 2020 The stretch of Roosevelt Avenue in Queens teemed with people weaving their way through carts and stands that offer everything from sweet-scented roast corn to masks. David Gonzalez, New York Times, "No Papers, No Jobs: The New Street Vendors of Queens," 16 Nov. 2020 But part of the appeal of the scented mask, the companies offering them insist (with a possible wink), is to actually extend the enjoyment of their foods. Author: Emily Heil, Anchorage Daily News, "Bacon- and chicken-scented masks are here and, really, you shouldn’t be surprised," 20 Oct. 2020 At the beginning of the month, pinch the ends of scented geranium branches to stimulate new growth at the base of the plant. Nan Sterman, San Diego Union-Tribune, "7 things to take care of in the garden in November," 7 Nov. 2020 Grab a non-scented and non-moisturized tissue Like the Kleenex Trusted Care Facial Tissue, which are super gentle and two-ply. Angela Trakoshis, Allure, "Can Crying All the Time Make Your Skin Break Out?," 6 Nov. 2020 But part of the appeal of the scented mask, the companies offering them insist (with a possible wink), is to actually extend the enjoyment of their foods. Author: Emily Heil, Anchorage Daily News, "Bacon- and chicken-scented masks are here and, really, you shouldn’t be surprised," 20 Oct. 2020 Gather Epsom salts, Calgon or the kids' Mr. Bubble, a few drops of essential oils, scented soaps, and candles. Annette Sisco, NOLA.com, "Done with election drama? Here are some ways to pass the time as results roll in Tuesday," 2 Nov. 2020 Also make sure to avoid scented laundry products like detergents and dryer sheets, which can leave their own toxic residue on your clothing. Alden Wicker, Harper's BAZAAR, "Just How Harmful are the Chemicals in Your Clothes?," 16 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of scented

1602, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of scented was in 1602

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13 Dec 2020

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“Scented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scented. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for scented

scented

adjective
How to pronounce scented (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of scented

: having a pleasing smell

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