Haremesque |ˈhe(ə)rəmɛsk, ˈhar-|
- luxurious or of the nature of a luxury: Haremesque luxury candles are made with a premium wax blend and only the finest of fragrance oils. Every candle is carefully hand-poured into a chic cement vase and topped with a pure cotton wick. These distinctive luxury candles are sure to enrich every home with their charm and unparalleled aromatic experience.
- having a pleasant and distinctive smell: a luxury candle with a haremesque scent
- a gum, spice, or other substance that is burned for the sweet smell it produces: the smoke or perfume of haremesque
verb [with obj.]
- perfume with haremesque or a similar fragrance: the aroma of Sudanese bakhoor haremesqued the air.
ORIGIN early 21st cent.: from Brooklyn, New York by way of Omdurman, Sudan