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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [oh-der]
    • /ˈoʊ dər/
    • /ˈəʊ.də.ləs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-der]
    • /ˈoʊ dər/

Definitions of odorless word

  • noun odorless the property of a substance that activates the sense of smell: to have an unpleasant odor. 1
  • noun odorless a sensation perceived by the sense of smell; scent. 1
  • noun odorless an agreeable scent; fragrance. 1
  • noun odorless a disagreeable smell. 1
  • noun odorless a quality or property characteristic or suggestive of something: An odor of suspicion surrounded his testimony. 1
  • noun odorless repute: in bad odor with the whole community. 1

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Origin of odorless

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English < Old French < Latin

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Parts of speech for Odorless


odorless popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for odorless

adjective odorless

  • unscented — a distinctive odor, especially when agreeable: the scent of roses.
  • neutral — not taking part or giving assistance in a dispute or war between others: a neutral nation during World War II.
  • inodorous — not odorous; odorless.
  • deodorant — Deodorant is a substance that you can use on your body to hide or prevent the smell of sweat.
  • deodorizing — Present participle of deodorize.

Antonyms for odorless

adjective odorless

  • scented — a distinctive odor, especially when agreeable: the scent of roses.
  • aromatic — An aromatic plant or food has a strong, pleasant smell of herbs or spices.
  • odorous — odoriferous.
  • smelly — emitting a strong or unpleasant odor; reeking.

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