[ smel-ee ]
/ ˈsmɛl i /
adjective, smell·i·er, smell·i·est.
emitting a strong or unpleasant odor; reeking.
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stinking, funky, rancid, fetid, foul, high, malodorous, mephitic, noisome, putrid, rank, strong, olid, reeking, whiffy
- smell up,
- smelling bottle,
- smelling salts,
Origin of smelly
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/ (ˈsmɛlɪ) /
adjective smellier or smelliest
having a strong or nasty smell
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