French translation of smelt
past tense of verb, past participle of verb
- of smell
Example Sentences Including 'smelt'
The T-shirt she'd left to dry overnight was stiff and smelt of peat.CHAMELEON (2002)
Shaking them was difficult enough, and the moment I did, they smelt a rat and put out a general call for me.THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)
She recognized them all as Steve's, they had his look somehow, smelt like him.Coffin in Fashion
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- (= odour)
⇒ the smell of fresh bread
l'odeur du pain frais
⇒ What's that smell?
Qu'est-ce que c'est que cette odeur?
- (= sense)
odorat mthe sense of smell
⇒ I can't smell anything.
Je ne sens rien.
- (= have odour)
sentirto smell of sth
⇒ It smells of petrol.
Ça sent l'essence.it smells good
ça sent bon
- (= smell bad)
⇒ That dog really smells!
Qu'est-ce qu'il sent mauvais, ce chien!
Example Sentences Including 'smell'
He could feel her hot breath on his face, smell the faint perfume of the soap she used to wash her hair.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The workers from there are quite able-bodied but shockingly disfigured, and they smell atrocious.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
I remembered being in bed with Marianne that night, the fresh smell of river mud still on our bodies.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Translation of smelt from the Collins English to French Dictionary