- 1 a liquid, often made from flowers, that you put on your skin to make yourself smell nice a bottle of expensive perfume We carry a wide range of perfumes. the perfume counter of the store She was wearing too much perfume. There was strong smell of cheap perfume in the car.
- 2a pleasant, often sweet, smell synonym scent the heady perfume of the roses
NAmE//ˈpərfyum//, NAmE//pərˈfyum//[countable, uncountable]