What does the word redolent mean?

Usage examples for redolent

  1. Bruce took out his embroidered pocket- handkerchief, redolent with scent, and blew his nose affectedly. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  2. Can we not picture him crossing the still meadows by a lonely path, meeting no one, the air redolent of spring flowers, musical ideas floating through his mind- ideas which there was nobody to hear, which nobody, perhaps, was ever destined to hear, as he sang them aloud in the fading light, 'the whole sky grey, with a purple streak on the horizon, and the thick cloud of smoke behind him. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham