smelly Definition

having an unpleasant odor; stinking.

Using smelly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "smelly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The fridge is full of smelly cheese.

  • Example

    The bathroom was smelly and dirty.

  • Example

    He has smelly feet.

  • Example

    The garbage can is smelly.

smelly Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with smelly

  • a situation or event that seems suspicious or dishonest


    Something about this deal smells like smelly fish.

  • a situation or event that is unpleasant or uncomfortable


    I don't want to go to that party, it's always a smelly socks affair.

  • a situation or event that is difficult or frustrating


    This project is turning into a real smelly dog.


Summary: smelly in Brief

'Smelly' [หˆsmษ›li] is an adjective used to describe something that has an unpleasant odor. It is often used to describe things like cheese, bathrooms, feet, and garbage cans. 'Smelly' can also be used in phrases like 'smelly fish,' which describes a suspicious situation, and 'smelly socks,' which describes an unpleasant or uncomfortable situation.