how to pronounce smelly


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the above transcription of smelly is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

smelly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word smelly occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

smelly is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of smelly in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… along with my smelly adventure also …”

meanings of smelly


  1. Having a bad smell.
  2. Having signs that suggest a design problem; having a code smell.
  3. Having a quality that arouses suspicion.


  1. A Short Magazine Lee Enfield rifle or one of its derivatives.

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