Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun perfume

2 senses of perfume

Sense 1
aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent -- (a distinctive odor that is pleasant)
       => smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception -- (the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses")

Sense 2
perfume, essence -- (a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor)
       => toiletry, toilet articles -- (artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb perfume

2 senses of perfume

Sense 1
perfume, aromatize, aromatise -- (fill or impregnate with an odor; "orange blossoms perfumed the air in the garden")
       => odorize, odourise, scent -- (cause to smell or be smelly)

Sense 2
perfume, scent -- (apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day")
       => groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")

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