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smeller

[smel-er]
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noun
  1. a person who smells.
  2. a person who tests by smelling.
  3. Informal. the nose.
  4. a tactile hair or process, as one of the whiskers of a cat; a feeler.
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Origin of smeller

First recorded in 1510–20; smell + -er1
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Related Words

snout, beak, muzzle, snoot, proboscis, bill, nares, nostrils, adenoids, schnoz, snuffer, horn, sniffer, smeller

Examples from the Web for smeller

Historical Examples

  • You see, his name is S. Mellar, and if you say it quickly it sounds like 'Smeller.'

    The Right Stuff

    Ian Hay

  • I got in with a smeller afore he came right down with his slogger.

    Robert Falconer

    George MacDonald

  • But soon his little "smeller," as sometimes Bunny's father called his nose, began to get red again.