Definition of Smelly

1. Adjective. Offensively malodorous. "The kitchen smelled really funky"




Definition of Smelly

1. Adjective. Having a bad smell. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: figuratively) having a quality that arouses suspicion. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: figuratively computing slang in extreme programming) Of inferior quality. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smelly

1. having an unpleasant odor [adj SMELLIER, SMELLIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smelly

smellies
smelliest
smellily
smelliness
smelling
smelling(p)
smelling bottle
smelling like a rose
smelling salt
smelling salts
smelling the barn
smellings
smells
smells and bells
smells fishy
smelly (current term)
smelt
smelted
smelter
smelter's chills
smelter's fever
smelter's shakes
smelteries
smelters
smeltery
smeltie
smelting
smeltings
smelts
smerk

Literary usage of Smelly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"Copies portraits of Rubens and Titian in Florence. — Leaves Florence for Venice. — Disagreeable voyage on the Po. — Venice, beautiful but smelly. ..."

2. Teaching The Best Practice Way: Methods That Matter, K-12 by Harvey Daniels, Marilyn Bizar (2005)
"smelly Socks by Cole smelly socks smelly shirts smelly pants I hate smelly clothes. Both of these poems show children playing with words, images, ..."

3. Grammar & Punctuation by Jo Ellen Moore (2002)
"It's time to get rid of those smelly and old sneakers, (and sounds OK, so use a comma) Three big dogs are digging in the sand. ..."

4. Oh, Shoot!: Confessions of an Agitated Sportsman by Rex Beach (1921)
"announced the smelly captain of the smelly fish boat. "Live glaciers? ... I spoke later with the smelly engineer, who was an old-timer in the country. ..."

5. Grammar and Puntuation by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Delana Heidrich, Keli Davis, Tim Neece (2002)
"If's time to get rid of those smelly, old sneakers. It's time to get rid of those smelly and old sneakers, (and sounds OK, so use a comma) Three big dogs ..."

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