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See definition of smells on Dictionary.com
  • nounodor
  • verbperceive with the nose
  • verbhave an odor

synonyms for smells

  • aroma
  • bouquet
  • flavor
  • perfume
  • scent
  • stench
  • stink
  • trace
  • whiff
  • emanation
  • essence
  • fragrance
  • incense
  • redolence
  • savor
  • spice
  • tang
  • trail
  • breathe
  • inhale
  • sniff
  • detect
  • snuff
  • discover
  • identify
  • nose
  • scent
  • find
  • get a whiff

antonyms for smells

MOST RELEVANT
  • odor
  • sweetness
  • blandness
  • dullness
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    How to use smells in a sentence

    Life has few direr disenchanters than the morning smells of obsolete tobacco, relics though they be of hesternal beatitude.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    It was thrown by a very dirty lamp, and disclosed a small court of unutterable meanness and inconceivable smells.
    THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
    I am saved, thanks to my own sagacity, to my prudent, far-seeing nose that smells danger ahead.
    BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
    I like the facts of the case and to mention everything; I like naked bodies and the jolly smells of things.
    THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
    One of the largest and most detestable smells the study had ever had to endure instantly assailed their nostrils.
    THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
    Broken crystal littered the floor in shards and puddles of strange chemicals mingled smells to become a throat-rasping fog.
    STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
    It was just the thing for the market—it fitted in with the smells; it was something incredibly hideous and archaic.
    GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
    He smelled the fragrance of wild honeysuckle, the sharp, sweet smells blown out of the forest that drowsed in the summer heat.
    THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    This island where he lived was an island of smells and insects.
    FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
    He smells it likely, an' thinks we're goin' to give it to him for a Christmas present!
    THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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