Textual thesaurus for "smell"

(noun) smelling

the act of perceiving the odor of something

(noun) aroma, scent, odor, odour, olfactory property

any property detected by the olfactory system

(noun) sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory modality

the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents

(noun) odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation

the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

she loved the smell of roses

(noun) look, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, tone, spirit

the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

the feel of the city excited him; a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting; it had the smell of treason

(verb) sense, smell out

become aware of not through the senses but instinctively

I sense his hostility; i smell trouble; smell out corruption

(verb) smack, reek

have an element suggestive (of something)

his speeches smacked of racism; this passage smells of plagiarism