Hindi translation of 'reek'
reek /riːk रीक्/
Word forms: reeks, reeking, reeked
1. intransitive verb, singular noun
If something reeks of something else, usually something unpleasant, it smells very strongly of it. You can also talk about the reek of something.
दुर्गंध करना/दुर्गंध nf, बदबू , nf
The air reeked of burning oil.
The whole house reeked.
...the cold, the rain, the reek of dead fish.
2. intransitive verb
If you say that something reeks of unpleasant ideas, feelings, or practices, you disapprove of it because it gives a firm impression that it involves those ideas, feelings, or practices.
The whole thing reeks of dishonesty.
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Example Sentences Including 'reek'
The field was strewn with stricken orcs and men, and a reek arose of torches cast away, sputtering out in swirling smoke.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
No," said the necromancer, his voice redolent with Free Magic, his breath carrying the reek of drying blood.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
The scent of hashish drifted amidst the reek of tobacco; Liz sniffed in wry reminiscence.An Older Woman
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Translation of reek from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary