verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby reek
Origin of reek
OTHER WORDS FROM reekreek·er, nounreek·ing·ly, adverbreek·y, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for reek
And hipsters and hippies now reek of old-school, kneejerk attitudes.
The particulars of this case, in fact, reek with the stench of crony capitalism.
Never doth morning come, but it seeth them at their toil, where they labor without ceasing in the midst of reek and smoke.Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
There are stories of his that reek with foul odors and jangle repulsively upon the eye and the ear.A History of American Literature Since 1870|Fred Lewis Pattee
He was all smiles now, and he bore with him some hot punch on a salver, the reek of which I can remember still.The Adventures of Gerard|Arthur Conan Doyle
The reek of past passions, the wreckage of dead things, seemed to be sweeping out of his mind.Children of the Mist|Eden Phillpotts
The poorest classes live in cellars that reek with disease germs of the worst kind, and sanitary conditions are indescribable.Society|Henry Kalloch Rowe