Synonyms of smell in English:



  • 1 the smell of the kitchen
    informal funk
    literary miasma
  • verb

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  • 1 he smelled her perfume
    get a sniff of, scent, detect
  • 2 the dogs smelled each other
    sniff, nose
  • 3 the cellar smells
    stink, reek, have a bad smell, whiff
  • 4 it smells like a hoax to me
    smack of, have the hallmark(s) of, seem like, have the air of, suggest
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    olfactory relating to the sense of smell

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