Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Reek"

The meaning of "Reek" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does he sometimes reeks like a skunk mean?
A: Reeks, means a extremely strong smell. Skunks are known to use scent as a weapon against threats and it is a unique smell. So he sometimes smelled strongly like a skunk.
Q: What does you reek mean?
A: you smell bad
Q: What does he reeks of desperation. mean?
A: That saying most likely means that it is quite noticeable that he is in desperation.
Q: What does reek of gin mean?
A: It means that a person has drunk so much alcohol (gin, specifically) that you can smell it on their breath or clothes.
Q: What does reeks of prejudice mean?
A: Dosłownie "śmierdzi uprzedzeniem"

The English attitude towards refugees reeks of prejudice.

Their hiring system reeks of prejudice.

The fact that they only employ white men reeks of prejudice.

Example sentences using "Reek"

Q: Please show me example sentences with reek.
A: After the fire, the reek of smoke lingered for weeks.

She threw his reeking clothes into the wash.

Take a shower! You reek!

His ugly laugh reeked of contempt.

Synonyms of "Reek" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between you reek and you stink ?
A: reek is a more dramatic version of stink. so if someone REALLY stinks you could say reek to be more colorful.
Q: What is the difference between reek and stink ?
A: reek is a smell that lasts for a long time or "lingers", stink is just a bad smell
Q: What is the difference between reek and stink and smell bad ?
A: They mean the same thing but "reek " and "stink" are worse than "smells". Reek is the worst. Example:

That food kind of smells bad.
Ew that food stinks..
The food reeks! Throw it out!

Reek and stink as verbs can also be slang for when something is bad, the same as "suck". Like:

A: My cat died :(
B: That sucks!
A: I know, it reeks/stinks

Here stinks is more common.

Translations of "Reek"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? main reek huin
A: if it's supposed to be, main theek hoon ? it means, I am ok
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? reek
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Other questions about "Reek"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce There was a reek coming from the kitchen trash can..
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Q: "he reeks of a scammer. keep an eye on the meter." does this sound natural?
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Q: There's still a little reek of rotten onions in the fridge.. does this sound natural?
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