smell trouble

Definition of smell trouble

:to think there is going to be trouble

Word by Word Definitions

smell play
  1. : to perceive the odor or scent of through stimuli affecting the olfactory nerves : get the odor or scent of with the nose

  2. : to detect or become aware of as if by the sense of smell

  3. : to emit the odor of

  1. : the property of a thing that affects the olfactory organs : odor

  2. : the process, function, or power of smelling

  3. : the sense concerned with the perception of odor

trouble play
  1. : the quality or state of being troubled especially mentally

  2. : public unrest or disturbance

  3. : an instance of trouble

  1. : to agitate mentally or spiritually : worry, disturb

  2. : to put to exertion or inconvenience

  3. : to produce physical disorder in : afflict


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