smelly
adjective (smellier; -est) Date: 1862 having a smell; especially malodorous <
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  • Smelly — may be: *nickname of punk drummer Erik Sandin *nickname of British Lebanese businessman Ely Calil *an adjective describing something with a disagreeable odor …   Wikipedia

  • smelly — 1862, from SMELL (Cf. smell) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Smelliness …   Etymology dictionary

  • smelly — [adj] having a bad odor evil smelling, fetid, foul, foul smelling, funky*, high, malodorous, mephitic, noisome, olid, putrid, rancid, rank, reeking, stinking, strong, strongsmelling, whiffy*; concept 598 Ant. goodsmelling, perfumed …   New thesaurus

  • smelly — ► ADJECTIVE (smellier, smelliest) ▪ having a strong or unpleasant smell. DERIVATIVES smelliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • smelly — [smel′ē] adj. smellier, smelliest having an unpleasant smell smelliness n …   English World dictionary

  • smelly — [[t]sme̱li[/t]] smellier, smelliest ADJ GRADED Something that is smelly has an unpleasant smell. He had extremely smelly feet... Pubs are dirty, smelly and unfriendly, according to the Good Pub Guide …   English dictionary

  • Smelly — EriK Sandin Erik Sandin (29. Juli 1966) ist der Schlagzeuger der US amerikanischen Punkrockband NOFX. Jedoch wird er auf den Platten nur mit seinen verschiedenen Pseudonymen wie Erik Ghint, Herb Reath Stinks oder Smelly benannt. Bevor er zusammen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • smelly — adjective /ˈsmɛli/ a) Having a bad smell. She was hesitant to remove her shoes, as her socks were rather smelly. b) having a quality that arouses suspicion. The detective read the documents and thought, Something sure is smelly about this case .… …   Wiktionary

  • smelly — UK [ˈsmelɪ] / US adjective Word forms smelly : adjective smelly comparative smellier superlative smelliest with an unpleasant smell …   English dictionary

  • smelly — adj. Smelly is used with these nouns: ↑foot, ↑nappy, ↑room, ↑sock …   Collocations dictionary

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