Synonyms for Reeking:


all (adjective)
fetid (adjective)
malodorous, fetid, putrid, sulfurous, miasmic, smelly, odorous, Effluvial, stinking, rank.
foul-smelling (adjective)
odorous (adjective)


reeking (noun)
malodorous, watery, wet, dripping.


stinking (verb)

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Other relevant words:
dripping, wet, watery.

Usage examples for reeking

  1. Then through numerous passages, low, narrow, reeking with a musty odor that nauseated the Judge; on narrow ledges where they had to hug the walls to keep from falling, and then into an open court with a stone floor, stained dark, in the center a huge oblong block of stone, surmounting a pyramid, appalling in its somber suggestiveness. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  2. But so dense was already the reeking atmosphere, that the foes saw not each other, though so near- save that, dimly in the gloom, Glaucus caught the moving outline of the snowy robes of the Egyptian. – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton