perfume

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈpɜːfjuːm/
  • (US) pûr'fyo͞om", IPA (key): en or /ˈpɝfjuːm/ or enPR: pər-fyoo͞m', IPA (key): en or /pɚˈfjuːm/
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Noun[change]

Singular
perfume

Plural
perfumes

  1. A perfume is something that gives out a scent, odor, aroma.
    Her perfume smelled like lily of the valley.

Verb[change]

Plain form
perfume

Third-person singular
perfumes

Past tense
perfumed

Past participle
perfumed

Present participle
perfuming

  1. To make a place smell nice.
    The flowers perfumed the room with a delicious scent.