This page is about the phrasal verb smell of
Meaning: to have a particular smell
- smell of sth Steve says that his clothes always smell of cigarettes after a night at the pub.
- smell of sth His girlfriend was suspicious when he came home smelling of perfume.
For a very strong smell, we can say "reek of", or for a very bad smell, we can say "stink of".
I knew he'd been drinking because his breath smelled of
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Contributor: Matt Errey