Bedeutung von “smell” im Essential English Dictionary


verb uk /smel/ UK, US smelled, UK smelt

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

That soup smells delicious – what’s in it?
This coffee smells like soap.

B1 to notice something by using your nose:

I think I can smell something burning.

B1 to have a bad smell:

Your running shoes really smell!

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

Humans can’t smell as well as dogs can.

(Definition von “smell verb” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)