Synonyms of reeking


1. smack, reek, smell, suggest, evoke, paint a picture

usage: have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"

2. reek, stink, smell

usage: smell badly and offensively; "The building reeks of smoke"

3. reek, fume, exude, exudate, transude, ooze out, ooze

usage: be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face

4. reek, emit, give out, give off

usage: give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.; "Marshes reeking in the sun"


1. reeking, watery, wet (vs. dry)

usage: wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears; "wiped his reeking neck"

2. reeking, malodorous (vs. fragrant), malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smelling, stinky

usage: giving off a strong unpleasant smell

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