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