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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous. The act of perceiving the odor of something.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used with object) : I smell something burning. ,She smelled the meat to see if it was fresh. ,The detective smelled foul play
  • Noun : the smell of money
  • I'm within smelling distance of the end of part 1.
  • And not having a name smelling of posh never harmed his reelection chances. for more
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