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Wordnet 3.0


1. wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears;
- Example: "wiped his reeking neck"
[syn: reeking, watery]

2. giving off a strong unpleasant smell;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reek \Reek\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Reeked (r[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Reeking.] [As. r[=e]can. See Reek vapor.] To emit vapor, usually that which is warm and moist; to be full of fumes; to steam; to smoke; to exhale. [1913 Webster] Few chimneys reeking you shall espy. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] I found me laid In balmy sweat, which with his beams the sun Soon dried, and on the reeking moisture fed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The coffee rooms reeked with tobacco. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

reeking adj 1: wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears; "wiped his reeking neck" [syn: reeking, watery] 2: giving off a strong unpleasant smell
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

145 Moby Thesaurus words for "reeking": BO, ablaze, aerial, aerodynamic, aerostatic, aery, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, airy, alight, ardent, bad, bad breath, bad smell, bad-smelling, blazing, body odor, burning, candent, candescent, comburent, conflagrant, deafening, ethereal, fecal, fetid, fetidity, fetidness, fetor, flagrant, flaming, flaring, flickering, foul, foul breath, foul odor, frowst, frowsty, frowy, frowzy, fulsome, fuming, fumy, funky, fusty, gamy, gaseous, gasified, gasiform, gaslike, gassy, glowing, graveolence, graveolent, guttering, halitosis, high, ignescent, ignited, ill-smelling, in a blaze, in a glow, in flames, incandescent, inflamed, intense, kindled, live, living, loud, malodor, malodorous, mephitic, mephitis, miasma, miasmal, miasmatic, miasmic, mildewed, mildewy, moldy, musty, nidor, nidorous, noisome, nose-piercing, noxious, noxious stench, odorous, offensive, offensive odor, olid, on fire, oxyacetylene, oxygenous, ozonic, penetrating, piercing, pneumatic, pungent, putrid, rancid, rank, reasty, reasy, reechy, reek, reeky, repulsive, rotten, rotten smell, scintillant, scintillating, sharp, smellful, smelling, smelly, smoking, smoky, smoldering, sparking, steaming, steamy, stench, stench of decay, stenchy, stink, stinking, strong, strong-scented, strong-smelling, stuffy, suffocating, sulfurous, thundering, unextinguished, unquenched, vaporing, vaporish, vaporlike, vaporous, vapory, vile