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smell something out

Slang definitions & phrases for smell something out

smell something out

verb phrase

To look for something as if by smelling: I figure I can't do any worse than the others by coming out here in the street and trying to smell it out (1538+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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