- having a pleasant scent or aroma; sweet-smelling; sweet-scented: a fragrant rose.
- delightful; pleasant: fragrant memories.
Origin of fragrant
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Examples from the Web for fragrantly
She appeared at his side, impish smile in place, dutiful, fragrantly rather than ferociously sexy, and—frustratingly—an adjunct.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?
October 30, 2014
Excellent American cherries were these, but not so fragrantly sweet as my cousin's cherries.The Promised Land
As she swept into the room she collided with him, softly, fragrantly.We Can't Have Everything
And how fragrantly the hot bacon sizzled and spluttered in the pan!Boy Scouts in Glacier Park
Walter Prichard Eaton
But we set to with a will, and were soon crouching over a good fire on which a pot of deer-meat was fragrantly simmering.From Paris to New York by Land
Harry de Windt
Confetti tangled in coppery hair, a wilful mouth, fragrantly painted, and phantomlike swans on a black lake.The Three Black Pennys
- having a pleasant or sweet smell
Word Origin and History for fragrantly
mid-15c., from Latin fragrantem (nominative fragrans) "sweet-smelling," present participle of fragrare "emit (a sweet) odor," from PIE root *bhrag- "to smell" (cf. Middle High German bræhen "to smell," Middle Dutch bracke, Old High German braccho "hound, setter;" see brach).