smell


smell
01. Something [smells] delicious. I wonder what's for supper.
02. Because of their excellent sense of [smell], dogs are often used in airports to look for things such as illegal drugs, or bombs.
03. The garbage [smells]. Someone needs to take it out.
04. You [smell] sweaty. Have you taken a shower yet today?
05. An elephant can [smell] water up to three miles away.
06. There's a bad [smell] in the fridge. I think something's gone bad.
07. My feet get really [smelly] when I wear these shoes for a few days.
08. There is a [smell] of gas in the kitchen. I'm afraid the stove is leaking.
09. Long after leaving the coast, she still longed for the [smell] of the ocean.
10. The [smell] of perfume can be quite a problem for people with allergies.
11. The grizzly bear's amazing sense of [smell] makes up for its poor eyesight.
12. There was an awful [smell] of cat waste in the old woman's house.
13. You [smell] awful! You'd better take a shower before we go out.
14. When he took off his shoes, his [smelly] feet stunk up the room.
15. I've always loved the [smell] of freshly baked bread.
16. Our rose plant bloomed last week, and the flowers [smell] wonderful.
17. She had the [smell] of alcohol and cigarettes on her breath, and I didn't really feel like kissing her.
18. The garlic on his breath was so strong that one could [smell] it from a couple of feet away.
19. Certain [smells] are said to have a calming effect on the mind.
20. Studies show that one-fourth of the people who lose their sense of [smell] also lose their desire for sexual relations.
21. We could [smell] the odor of marijuana when we entered the nightclub.
22. He dumped the milk down the drain because it [smelled] a bit old.
23. The [smell] of barbecued salmon drifted into our yard from our neighbor's.
24. The [smell] of the many spices grown on the island of Grenada drifts through the marketplace.
25. There is a bad [smell] of rotting seaweed on the beach when the tide is low.
26. She joked that the fragrance she wore to attract her husband [smelled] of a new car interior.
27. If you don't wash your hockey gear, it will [smell] really bad tomorrow.
28. She gave me a great back rub with some really nice-[smelling] massage oil.
29. Her grandfather smoked a pipe, and the whole house [smelled] of it.
30. Babies have the strongest sense of [smell], enabling them to recognize their mothers by scent.
31. The garbage is beginning to [smell] pretty bad; I'm going to take it out right away.
32. The peach is a member of the rose family, and has a sweet [smell] when ripe.
33. Nigel, can you please take the rubbish out? It's starting to [smell].
34. We should take the rugs to the cleaners; they [smell] pretty dusty.
35. The garden was filled with the [smell] of flowers of all different kinds.
36. The kiwi of New Zealand is the world's only bird which has a sense of [smell].
37. The bear sniffed the air; it could [smell] salmon cooking on a barbecue not too far away.
38. The ocean spray [smelled] of salt and seaweed.
39. Flowers with a strong [smell] make me sneeze.
40. An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste; the differences in flavor are caused by their [smell].
41. I really like the taste of garlic in food, but I don't like the [smell] of it on someone's breath.
42. A Danish proverb notes that fish and guests [smell] at three days old.
43. An Iranian proverb states, "The world is a rose; [smell] it and pass it on to your friends."
44. Princess Diana once remarked, "Everywhere I go, I [smell] fresh paint."
45. Edward Thomas once remarked that the past is the only dead thing that [smells] sweet.

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  • Smell — (sm[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smelled}, {Smelt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smelling}.] [OE. smellen, smillen, smullen; cf. LG. smellen, smelen, sm[ o]len, schmelen, to smoke, to reek, D. smeulen to smolder, and E. smolder. Cf. {Smell}, n.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smell — [smel] vt. smelled or [Chiefly Brit.] Brit. smelt, smelling [ME smellen < OE * smyllan < IE base * smel , to burn slowly > SMOLDER: basic sense “to give off smoke”] 1. to be or become aware of by means of the nose and the olfactory… …   English World dictionary

  • smell — smell; smell·able; smell·age; smell·er; smell·ful; smell·fun·gus; smell·ie; smell·i·ness; …   English syllables

  • Smell — Smell, n. [OE. smel, smil, smul, smeol. See {Smell}, v. t.] (Physiol.) 1. The sense or faculty by which certain qualities of bodies are perceived through the instrumentally of the olfactory nerves. See {Sense}. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smell — Smell, v. i. 1. To affect the olfactory nerves; to have an odor or scent; often followed by of; as, to smell of smoke, or of musk. [1913 Webster] 2. To have a particular tincture or smack of any quality; to savor; as, a report smells of calumny.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smell — verb. The form for the past tense and past participle in BrE is smelled or smelt; in AmE smelled is usually preferred. When the verb is used intransitively, the quality of the smell is normally expressed either by a phrase introduced by of or by… …   Modern English usage

  • smell — (v.) late 12c., emit or perceive an odor, also (n.) odor, aroma, stench; not found in O.E., perhaps cognate with M.Du. smolen, Low Ger. smelen to smolder (see SMOLDER (Cf. smolder)). OED says no doubt of O.E. origin, but not recorded, and not… …   Etymology dictionary

  • smell — [n] odor aroma, bouquet, emanation, essence, flavor, fragrance, incense, perfume, redolence, savor, scent, spice, stench, stink, tang, trace, trail, whiff; concepts 590,599 smell [v1] perceive with the nose breathe, detect, discover, find, get a… …   New thesaurus

  • smell|y — «SMEHL ee», adjective, smell|i|er, smell|i|est. having or giving out a strong or unpleasant smell: »I wonder what makes the sea so smelly. I don t like it (Rudyard Kipling). SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Smell — may refer to:* Olfaction, the sense of smell, the ability of humans and other animals to perceive odors * Odor * In programming, a code smell is a symptom in the source code of a program that something is wrong …   Wikipedia