smell

All Noun Verb
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  • There was less talk about the smell and the poor conditions of public health.
  • And she only left when morning came and she smelled men coming across the fields. Cited from The Tale of Tommy Fox, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • She took them up and smelled them for a long time, without speaking. Cited from What Katy Did, by Susan Coolidge
  • And in all his life he had never smelled anything so good. Cited from Secret of the Woods, by William J. Long
  • The daughter seems so much like him; the mayor smells like his father.
  • The sense of sight is well developed and the sense of smell is extremely good.
  • She smelled them and sat down in her place facing the sea-wall. Cited from A Spirit in Prison, by Robert Hichens
  • Smell's hands are behind his back, and he stands between two tall plants.
  • What he had smelled all day was heavy about him now. Cited from Kazan, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Even before we came in sight of the camp, we smelled wood smoke. Cited from A Busy Year at the Old Squire's, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • They are sometimes said to smell like fish and they can swim like them.
  • Smell is the principal sense used by bears to find most of their food.
  • Things that people are able to see, smell, and taste are real things.
  • I only smelled them, and she drew her hand back again. Cited from Beautiful Joe, by Marshall Saunders
  • Due to the presence of oil the city sometimes has a characteristic smell.
  • If it does not you will know it by the smell.
  • I told him everything, and he asked particularly about my throat and the smells. Cited from Mary's Meadow, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • I do not desire for my own self those smells that are even in my nose. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4
  • Presently they passed a garden in which were growing some sweet-smelling red flowers. Cited from The Life of Duty, v. 2, by H. J. Wilmot-Buxton
  • And after he had smelled them he threw them into a pan without water. Cited from Pinocchio, by C. Collodi
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Meaning of smell

  • noun The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    she loved the smell of roses
  • noun The faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
  • noun The act of perceiving the odor of something
  • verb Inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
  • verb Emit an odor
    The soup smells good
  • verb Smell bad
    He rarely washes, and he smells
  • verb Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
    I sense his hostility, i smell trouble, smell out corruption