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Adjective: reeking  ree-king
  1. Wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears
    "wiped his reeking neck";
    - watery
  2. Giving off a strong unpleasant smell
    - ripe [informal], miasmatic
Verb: reek  reek
  1. Have an element suggestive (of something)
    "his speeches reeked of racism";
    - smack, smell
  2. Smell badly and offensively
    "The building reeks of smoke";
    - stink, hum [Brit, informal]
  3. Be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
    - fume
  4. Give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.
    "Marshes reeking in the sun"

Sounds like: wr

See also: ill-smelling, malodorous, malodourous [Brit, Cdn, non-standard], minging [Brit, informal], pongy [Brit, informal], stink out, stinky [informal], unpleasant-smelling, wet, whiffy [Brit, informal]

Type of: emit, evoke, exudate, exude, give off, give out, ooze, ooze out, paint a picture, smell, suggest, transude

Encyclopedia: Reek, Netherlands