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Spanish translation of 'reek'

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[riːk ]
tufo mhedor m (of a)
intransitive verb
1.  (smell)
to reek of sth apestar a algo
he comes home simply reeking (of drink) vuelve a casa que apesta a alcohol
this reeks of treachery (figurative) esto huele a traición
she reeks with affectation (figurative) su afectación es inaguantable
2.  (smoke) humearvahear

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Example Sentences Including 'reek'

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The whole episode simply reeks of hypocrisy.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You might be inured to the smell, so ask a blunt friend whether your house reeks of dog.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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'reek' in Other Languages

British English: reek VERB
To reek of something, usually something unpleasant, means to smell very strongly of it.
The hotel lobby reeked of disinfectant.
  • American English: reek
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cheirar
  • Chinese: 散发出强烈难闻的气味
  • European Spanish: apestar
  • French: puer
  • German: riechen
  • Italian: puzzare
  • Japanese: 悪臭を放つ
  • Korean: 악취를 풍기다
  • European Portuguese: cheirar
  • Spanish: apestar


Translation of reek from the Collins English to Spanish
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