Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: reek
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ik]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis
    Meaning: a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: smack, reek, smell
    Meaning: have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"
  • Synonyms: reek, stink
    Meaning: smell badly and offensively; "The building reeks of smoke"
  • Synonyms: reek, fume
    Meaning: be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
Usage examples
  • The working classes were driving trade out of the country, and the consequence was, we couldn't build a boat which didn't reek like an oil-shop.