body odor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n body odor malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathe
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Usage

In literature:

The unspeakable odor of their hairy bodies is in my nostrils yet.
"Under the Andes" by Rex Stout
Its body has already given forth its unsavory odor.
"Lincoln's Yarns and Stories" by Alexander K. McClure
But later the odor of blood and torn bodies, many of which were lying on the sand, began to act on them.
"Quo Vadis" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Save the chiefs, all were naked to the breech clout, and from perspiring bodies the odor of the wild arose.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The air rapidly grew heavy with the smell of unwashed bodies and of moist tobacco, and with the peculiar oily odor of corn whisky.
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
Next comes the vital principle, which, departing from the body, dissipates itself like an odor, and is lost.
"Humorous Ghost Stories" by Dorothy Scarborough
In neither case is the nature of the odorous body known, nor its use to the animal suggested.
"More Science From an Easy Chair" by Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
The odor of her body was distinct.
"Fantazius Mallare" by Ben Hecht
The uncovering of hundreds of bodies by the recession of the waters has already filled the air with pestilential odors.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
And with the stirring of her body there came from her that faint warm odor of violets.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
As the fragrant odor rose to her nostrils, waves of joy crept slowly through the young body.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
You're not aware of your watch ticking, or the fly on the wall, or your own body odor.
"Last Resort" by Stephen Bartholomew
The odor is caused by parts of the body floating in the air, and acting on the nerves of the nose.
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
A girl should no more offer a foul odor of body or mouth or nose, than she would offer poison.
"The Colored Girl Beautiful" by E. Azalia Hackley
The composite body odor it had known for so many years had changed, and ceased abruptly.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
His keen nostrils brought him the smell of sweat that has the odor of a tense body.
"Cube Root of Conquest" by Roger Phillips Graham
The odor of the burning bodies is horrible.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
It is often claimed that phosphorus eaten by rats or mice dries up or mummifies the body so that no odor results.
"House Rats and Mice" by David E. Lantz
The odor of putrid flesh, the sight of the mutilated bodies repulsed him.
"Etidorhpa or the End of Earth." by John Uri Lloyd
A very disagreeable odor is exhaled from the bodies of typhus-fever patients after the first week.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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In poetry:

They laid their offerings at his feet:
The gold was their tribute to a King,
The frankincense, with its odor sweet,
Was for the Priest, the Paraclete,
The myrrh for the body's burying.
"The Three Kings. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Authorities say a passerby reported smelling an unusual odor, then discovered a man's body Sunday morning along Senoia Road.
But what if you could eliminate your sweatiness and body odor for a whole year.
Hi-Nan Airlines is making sure they don't hire pilots with bad body odor.
Perfume candy to cure body odor .
Man's Gym Membership Revoked Due to Body Odor — Is It Fair.
So body odor is one of the residual effects of all that exercise.
Body odor can have serious causes.
Probiotics and prebiotics reduce your body's toxicity, which can be released as odor from the skin.
It emits a scent from your skin that covers up body odor for up to six hours.
How can I get rid of body odor naturally.
Back then, most people got married in June, primarily because this coincided with their yearly bath which usually took place in May The bouquet of flowers carried by the bride was used to hide body odor.
It includes rules about body odor, among other things.
Perfume candy to cure body odor.
In short, the man in Seat 29D had horrendous body odor.
When I was growing up in the 1970s, juice bars were places to encounter massive amounts of frizzy hair and unregulated body odor.
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