Übersetzung von “smell” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /smel/ us /smel/ past tense and past participle UK/US smelled, UK smelt

B1 to have a particular quality that people notice by using their nose

avere odore, profumare
That soup smells delicious – what’s in it? Quella minestra ha un profumo delizioso – che cosa c’è dentro?
This coffee smells like soap. Questo caffè ha odore di sapone.

B1 to notice something by using your nose

sentire l’odore di
I think I can smell something burning. Mi sembra di sentire odore di bruciato.

B1 to have a bad smell

Your running shoes really smell! Le tue scarpette da corsa puzzano proprio!

to have the ability to notice or discover that a substance is present by using your nose

sentire odori, annusare, fiutare
Humans can’t smell as well as dogs can. Gli esseri umani non sentono gli odori bene come i cani.
noun uk /smel/ us /smel/

B1 the quality something has that you notice by using your nose

The smell of roses filled the room. Il profumo delle rose riempiva la stanza.

[ no plural ] the ability to notice smells

Smoking can affect your sense of smell. Fumare può influire sull’odorato.

a bad smell

(cattivo) odore
I wish I could get rid of that smell in the bathroom. Vorrei potermi liberare da quel puzzo nel bagno.

(Übersetzung von “smell” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)