Origin of reek
OTHER WORDS FROM reekreeker, nounreek·ing·ly, adverbreeky, adjective
How to use reek in a sentence
Few bragged about online dating, often keeping the whole ordeal secret, as it reeked of dating desperation.Swipe Right For Sex: Mixxxer Is Tinder for the Porn Star Set|Aurora Snow|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As if, after all the above, one would want anything that reeked of lifeless imitation.How Horst Captured Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, and Vivien Leigh—and Changed Fashion Photography|Patrick Strudwick|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maziar was thrown in jail and brutalized for months by an interrogator who reeked of rosewater cologne.
A genuinely transgressive art moment reeked of elementary school art project.
And a government department selecting companies for grants reeked of "picking winners and losers," another red flag.
The atmosphere, which but a few moments ago reeked with heat, took on a grave-like chill.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
It reeked with stale tobacco-smoke, the smell of cookery, and the odors of frowsy clothes.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
At last the town absolutely reeked with wickedness—so says the highly moral legend.The Cornwall Coast|Arthur L. Salmon
My clothes, my room, even the skin of my body, soon reeked with the faint yet penetrating odour of stable and barn.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
It had vanished, and the room reeked with the fumes of a very flagrant distillation of French brandy.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell