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reeking

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of reeking

  1. having an unpleasant smell I would rather not be the one to wash your reeking gym clothes Synonyms fetid, foul, frowsty [chiefly British], frowsy (or frowzy), funky, fusty, musty, noisome, rank, malodorous, reeky, ripe, smelly, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strongRelated Words putrid, rancid, skunky, stale; bad, disgusting, offensive, repulsive, revolting, vile; decayed, decaying, decomposed, decomposing, rotted, rotten, rotting, spoiled, spoiling; dirty, filthy, nasty, noxious; odiferous, odoriferous, odorousNear Antonyms flowery, fruity, spicy, woodsyAntonyms ambrosial, aromatic, fragrant, perfumed, redolent, savory (also savoury), scented, sweet



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