Definition of smell out in English:

smell out

Translate smell out into Spanish

phrasal verb

  • 1smell something out, smell out somethingDetect or discover something by the faculty of smell.

    ‘his nose can smell out an animal from ten miles away’
    • ‘I think a few more of those pastries have my name on them,’ she said looking down the hall to see if she could smell them out.’
    1. 1.1Detect or suspect something by means of instinct or intuition.
      • ‘he can smell out weakness in others’