View definitions for reeking


adjective as in burning

adjective as in high

adjective as in piping

adjective as in smelly

adjective as in smoky

adjective as in stale

adjective as in stinking

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Example Sentences

While on the Celtics, Baker was caught showing up to practice reeking of booze.

Reeking of cigarette smoke and body odor, Bassam smiled, seeming to understand and excuse my monolinguism.

The bodies hung there for weeks, reeking and swelling grotesquely in the equatorial heat.

And the man who had done all this—a vulgar upstart out of Paris, reeking of leather and the barrack-room still lived!

The assassins in the court-yard, with weapons reeking with blood, were howling for their prey.

I routed him out, in the dim mephitic place reeking of sour bedding, and put Petersen in his charge.

Too feeble to walk or to stand, he crawled away from the (p. 413) dying and the dead, over the ground reeking with filth.

"That's probably why I found my private laboratory reeking of cyanide fumes a fortnight later," remarked Dorr dryly.


On this page you'll find 519 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reeking, such as: biting, caustic, irritating, piercing, prickling, and sharp.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.