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Is there a word for someone who puts on too much perfume ? cologne ?

  • I'm not recalling anything. – Hot Licks Dec 11 '15 at 18:21
  • over-perfumed – ermanen Dec 11 '15 at 18:39
  • I'd go for "awful" – Azor Ahai Dec 11 '15 at 19:24
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    Colognial? Colognization? – DJClayworth Dec 11 '15 at 21:17
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    odoriferous or possibly redolent – mkennedy Dec 11 '15 at 22:44
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You can say reeks of perfume

Which has an appealing literary twist because reeks is usually used to describe bad smells while perfume is supposed to smell good.

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Let me suggest "A man/woman of considerable fragrance". You won't find it in a phrasebook I believe, but the phrase is commonly completed instead with words like "standing", "stature", "authority", "acumen" and similarly momentous attributes so the combination with "fragrance" works well to insinuate disproportionate use.

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