Definitions for reekrik
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to smell strongly and unpleasantly.
to be strongly pervaded with something unpleasant.
to give off steam, smoke, etc.
to be wet with sweat, blood, etc.
(v.t.)to give off; emit; exude.
to expose to or treat with smoke.
(n.)a strong, unpleasant smell.
vapor or steam.
Origin of reek:
bef. 900; (n.) ME rek(e), OE rēc smoke, c. OFris reek, OS rōk, OHG rouh (G Rauch ), ON reykr; (v.) ME reken to smoke, steam, OE rēocan
malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis(verb)
a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
smack, reek, smell(verb)
have an element suggestive (of something)
"his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"
smell badly and offensively
"The building reeks of smoke"
be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.
"Marshes reeking in the sun"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to smell very bad
The laundry reeked of dirty socks.
vapor; steam; smoke; fume
to emit vapor, usually that which is warm and moist; to be full of fumes; to steam; to smoke; to exhale
Reek is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Landerd, about 3 km east of Schaijk. Reek was a separate municipality until 1942, when it became part of Schaijk.
Translations for reek
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a strong, usually unpleasant smell.
- slegte reukAfrikaans
- رائِحَه كَريهَهArabic
- mau cheiroPortuguese (BR)
- der GestankGerman
- βρόμα, μπόχαGreek
- hedor, peste, tufoSpanish
- بوی بدFarsi
- दुर्गन्ध, बदबूHindi
- isparina, zadahCroatian
- bau busukIndonesian
- 지독한 냄새Korean
- smarvė, dvokasLithuanian
- smaka; smirdoņaLatvian
- bau busukMalay
- stank, osNorwegian
- بوی بدPersian
- لوګى، خوړوسكه، بدبوى، بړاس (بخارPashto
- mau cheiroPortuguese
- duhoare, putoareRomanian
- zápach, výparSlovak
- dålig lukt, stankSwedish
- leş gibi/pis kokuTurkish
- 惡臭Chinese (Trad.)
- بد بوUrdu
- mùi hôi thốiVietnamese
- 臭气Chinese (Simp.)
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