Definitions For Smell


  • The act of perceiving the odor of something
  • Any property detected by the olfactory system
  • The faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
  • The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
  • The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
  • The quality of a thing that you can sense with your nose
  • An unpleasant odor
  • The ability to notice or recognize odors : the ability to smell things


  • Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
  • Emit an odor
  • Smell bad
  • Inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
  • Have an element suggestive (of something)
  • To use your nose to sense smells
  • To be able to use your nose to sense smells
  • To notice something because of its smell

Is Smell a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Smell is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Smell in a Sentence

  • She leaned over and smelled the flowers.
  • I have a cold right now so I can't smell.
  • I can't smell anything because I'm so stuffed up.
  • The distinctive smell of onions
  • Dogs have a keen sense of smell.

Synonyms for Smell

Antonyms for Smell

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