smell to heaven

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smell to (high) heaven definition

  1. in.
    to smell very bad. : This kitchen smells to high heaven. What besides garlic are you cooking?
  2. in.
    to give signals that cause suspicion. : Something's wrong here. Somebody blabbed. This setup smells to high heaven.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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