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Definition reminiscent (serving to bring to mind)


or smelling like something; or having a sweet fragrance
  • The film is redolent of the early Harry Potter movies.
redolent = reminiscent (serving to bring to mind)
  • The commercial is redolent of Nazi propaganda.
  • redolent = reminiscent (serving to bring to mind)
  • Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur is a city redolent with tropical blooms.
  • redolent = fragrant (smelling strongly of)
  • It is redolent of the language of the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
  • redolent = reminiscent (serving to bring to mind)
  • The hotel is redolent of the city's social history.
  • redolent = serves to bring to mind
  • Just at this moment how redolent of pleasant associations are its streets, its shops, its warehouses, its factories
    Bronte, Charlotte  --  The Professor
  • The very air from the South seemed to us redolent with death.
    Poe, Edgar Allan  --  Poems
  • For Daisy was young and her artificial world was redolent of orchids and pleasant, cheerful snobbery and orchestras which set the rhythm of the year, summing up the sadness and suggestiveness of life in new tunes.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • redolent = brought to mind
  • It is something sweet, some scent redolent of school lunchrooms on rainy Thursdays.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • redolent = having an odor that brings something to mind
  • This home was redolent of new wood and clean matting.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • redolent = having a strong pleasant odor
  • The air was redolent with the odor of flowers; the nose was constantly amazed by it.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • redolent = having an odor that brings something to mind; or having a strong pleasant odor
  • I entered the immaculate little shop, redolent of freshly sawn pine and oak, and found him working at a shrieking band saw.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • redolent = having an odor that brings something to mind
  • M. Bouc's tone was redolent of heartfelt disgust.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • redolent = filled with (brought to mind)
  • Over the back of a silver spoon float a measure of Qualactin Hyper-mint extract, redolent of all the heady odors of the dark Qualactin Zones, subtle, sweet and mystic.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • redolent = having an odor that brings something to mind
  • Peter and I possess a similar command of Korean, though perhaps his grasp is slightly better, his bah-rharn or accent, or, literally, "breeze," is more authentic, still deeply redolent of the old country.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • redolent = serving to bring to mind
  • a campaign redolent of machine politics
  • He was redolent of the stables, where he had been regaling himself with the company of his fellow-creatures the horses ever since breakfast.
    Bronte, Anne  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • air redolent with the fumes of alcohol
  • Sea View was redolent of Lecount: Sea View (though built on piles, and the strongest house in England) was henceforth odious to him.
    Collins, Wilkie  --  No Name
  • A great grease-spot, redolent of manures and buttermilk
    Thoreau, Henry David  --  Walden & on the Duty of Civil Disobedience

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