smell out

phrasal verb

smelled out or smelt out; smelling out; smells out
: to find (something) by smelling it
police dogs trained to smell out drugs

Examples of smell out in a Sentence

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“Smell out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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