from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having a noticeable, usually unpleasant or offensive odor.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Having an odor, especially an offensive one.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Having a bad
- adjective figuratively having a quality that arouses
- adjective figuratively, computing, slang Of inferior quality.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective offensively malodorous
Sorry, no etymologies found.
If that means queueing with the chavs in smelly convenience stores they can get stuffed.
Hmm, it's growing on us … Kelly's smelly is described as "sexy, fruity and enticing" and costs £17.95 for 25ml.
But we know better: worse than leaving work in smelly clothes is the full shift spent working in the presence of a carcinogenic environmental constant.
The collar has a dozen cartridges, each containing a wick soaked in smelly liquid, a valve and a small propeller fan.
Plus, the circle line around the word smelly blog gives a hint about fragrance particles encircling the name...very well put together.
VELSHI: Well, a small business owner in Phoenix has come up with what you could call a smelly way of beating the high price of gas.
If you've been called smelly by a skunk, you know you stink.
I can see the great talents of so-called smelly cousin.
So as adoring aunts we're going to call her smelly Nelly.
Fortunately for her, there lay, just off and behind the kitchen, a roomy scullery, where most of the dirty, and what may be called the smelly, work connected with cooking was done.