Smell

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Definition

to smell: to inhale an odor through the nose; to give off an odor
verb
I can smell the sea from here.
The perfume smells good.

smell: aroma, odor, scent; the ability to recognize odors
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I love the smell of flowers.
US: My English teacher smelled of fish!

Examples

  • "I would greatly appreciate it if you could send me a list of the ingredients of your perfume "Old Man Smell", so that I may stop worrying."
  • "My god, what is that smell?"
  • "We are confident that "Old Man Smell" will not cause you any health problems."
  • "I would greatly appreciate it if you could send me a list of the ingredients of your perfume for men, "Old Man Smell", so that I may put my worries to rest."
  • "Rest assured that "Old Man Smell" will cause you no health problems whatsoever."
  • "It smells like a used diaper with Indian food."
  • "This worries me, because I use your cologne, "Old Man Smell", on a daily basis."
  • "Smell it on the breath"
  • "Bruno : Edward, some of this wine and cheese is older than you are, and much of it smells better."

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