And, typing that, it occurs to me how rarely we hear modern Americans use the word happy without an odor of irony.
They had us smell it first, and I remember thinking "Oh, yes, I know that odor!"
His wife likens the odor to burned toast, but he says it smells like a campfire.
I could forgive Christie for Bridgegate if he could just eliminate this odor.
The debate in the city at the time of the odor was, ‘Was it maple syrup?’
The form may have been destroyed, but the taste and the odor do not perish.
One was like a crystal and the odor of roses seemed to come from it.
Into the depths of his concentration came the odor of tsin-tsin flowers, followed by the familiar, silkie voice of his arch-enemy.
The odor of burnt hair and flesh was already acrid in his nostrils.
It exhaled an odor of toy boxes of painted pine; it recalled the horrors of a New Year's Day.
c.1300, from Anglo-French odour, from Old French odor "smell, perfume, fragrance" (12c., Modern French odeur) and directly from Latin odor "a smell, a scent" (pleasant or disagreeable), from PIE *od- "to smell" (cf. Latin olere "emit a smell, to smell of," with Sabine -l- for -d-; Greek ozein "to smell;" Armenian hotim "I smell;" Lithuanian uodziu "to smell").
Good or bad odor, in reference to repute, estimation, is from 1835. Odor of sanctity (1756) is from French odeur de sainteté (17c.) "sweet or balsamic scent said to be exhaled by the bodies of eminent saints at death or upon disinterment."
odor o·dor (ō'dər)
The property or quality of a thing that affects, stimulates, or is perceived by the sense of smell.
A sensation, stimulation, or perception of the sense of smell.