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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreekreek /riːk/ verb [intransitive]  COto have a strong bad smell syn stink This room absolutely reeks.reek of He reeked of sweat.reek noun [singular] the reek of cigarettes and beer reek of something→ See Verb table
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reekGet that dog out of here - he reeks.Without impugning the motives of any believer in this, I point out that it reeks of a vile and dangerous racism.Where have you been - you reek of alcohol?Inside, in a room reeking of incense, are people eating.He reeked of liquor and sweat.The entire place reeks of necromancy.The tiny office reeked of onions and cigarette smoke.He reeks of rock-star-ness, he was not a human being.He came running into the house, reeking of sweat.The room reeked of talcum powder and dry urine.I noticed she reeked powerfully of fat and roast cooking.reek ofA wooden sculpture titled "Abraham" reeked of anti-Semitism.Beggars slept on street corners that reeked of urine.