Pronunciation: (ō'dur),[key] —n. 1. the property of a substance that activates the sense of smell: to have an unpleasant odor. 2. a sensation perceived by the sense of smell; scent.
3. an agreeable scent; fragrance.
4. a disagreeable smell.
5. a quality or property characteristic or suggestive of something: An odor of suspicion surrounded his testimony. 6. repute: in bad odor with the whole community. 7. Archaic.something that has a pleasant scent. Also,esp. Brit.,odour.