Definitions for reekrik

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

reekrik(v.i.)

  1. to smell strongly and unpleasantly.

  2. to be strongly pervaded with something unpleasant.

  3. to give off steam, smoke, etc.

  4. to be wet with sweat, blood, etc.

  5. (v.t.)to give off; emit; exude.

  6. to expose to or treat with smoke.

  7. (n.)a strong, unpleasant smell.

  8. 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

reek′y(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis(verb)

    a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

  2. smack, reek, smell(verb)

    have an element suggestive (of something)

    "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"

  3. reek, stink(verb)

    smell badly and offensively

    "The building reeks of smoke"

  4. reek, fume(verb)

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

  5. reek(verb)

    give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.

    "Marshes reeking in the sun"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. reek(verb)rik

    to smell very bad

    The laundry reeked of dirty socks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reek(noun)

    a rick

  2. Reek(noun)

    vapor; steam; smoke; fume

  3. Reek(verb)

    to emit vapor, usually that which is warm and moist; to be full of fumes; to steam; to smoke; to exhale


Translations for reek

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

reek(noun)

a strong, usually unpleasant smell.

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