Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume. (noun)
Something which produces a scent; incense, a perfume. (noun)
Examples of word odour
The gospel is incensed to signify the sweet odour which it communicates to our souls; and the ministers of God, to signify, according to St. Thomas, that God maketh manifest _the odour_ of his knowledge by us in every place: "For we are unto God _the good odour_ of Christ in them who are saved, and in them who perish".
Are there effluvia analogous to what we call odour: effluvia of extreme subtlety, absolutely imperceptible to us, yet capable of stimulating a sense-organ far more sensitive than our own?
The odour is growing ever-stronger, and the application of industrial-grade disinfectant is well overdue. posted by Dr. Dawg at 4: 36 PM
Having breathalysed, with consent, people in my clinic (I am a consultant occupational physician) who smell of alcohol, it is surprising how often an odour translates to someone three or four times over the limit and with untreated alcohol dependence.
Since "length of time spent on the plane" and "lack of friends" are not in the graph, body odour is the independent variable.