reek

All Noun Verb
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  • She reeked not how he felt, for she lay full soft. Cited from The Nibelungenlied
  • Reeking he stood, and stood covered, in the presence of so much majesty. Cited from The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay, by Maurice Hewlett
  • His reeking breath was on her neck as he sought her mouth. Cited from The Gray Dawn, by Stewart Edward White
  • I'll make her name reek, as I told her I would. Cited from The Imaginary Marriage, by Henry St. John Cooper
  • It is but a little way from Reeks out to the island, one sea-mile only. Cited from The Story of Grettir The Strong, by Magnusson and Morris
  • Yet do you reek if my reign be done? Cited from The New Penelope and Other Stories and Poems, by Frances Fuller Victor
  • She could catch the reek of raw spirits around him as he stood near by. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • The wind that rushed against her face was hot and reeking with smoke. Cited from Her Prairie Knight, by B. M. Bower
  • Do you know that girl is simply reeking with talent; I must have her trained. Cited from My Brilliant Career, by Miles Franklin
  • And again he looked at me terribly through the reek of the fire. Cited from Nada the Lily, by H. Rider Haggard
  • The beautiful vision fell like a stone at his feet, and the sword was drawn out reeking with her life-blood. Cited from The Midnight Queen, by May Agnes Fleming
  • Even before he appeared, a reek of strong waters had preceded him. Cited from The Lady of the Aroostook, by W. D. Howells
  • A slain man at your feet, his blood yet reeking upon that stolen sword! Cited from Gallantry, by James Branch Cabell
  • He described the hot and reeking air of the tunnel as he crept into its mouth. Cited from Stories from Everybody's Magazine, 1910
  • It was a cold evening after heavy rain and the half-flooded streets reeked. Cited from Letters of Travel (1892-1913), by Rudyard Kipling
  • Look at the room, still dirty with them, still reeking of them. Cited from The Light That Lures, by Percy Brebner
  • From up the hole there came the reek of strong ship's tobacco. Cited from Jim Davis, by John Masefield
  • Suddenly he became conscious that a reek of burning cloth filled the room. Cited from Rainbow Valley, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • They opened the door with difficulty, and forced their way into the reeking, crowded room for the second time that night. Cited from The Magnetic North, by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • You were simply reeking with conceit when I met you this morning. Cited from The Postmaster's Daughter, by Louis Tracy
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How reek gets used

Meaning of reek

  • verb Smell badly and offensively
    The building reeks of smoke
  • verb Be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
  • verb Give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.
    Marshes reeking in the sun