A noun used to describe a person. It revolves around a person and/or thing being afraid to go inside the basement. Usually someone who has been in the location, however has not gone into the underground level. This is a negative sounding noun. This often occurs at parties, abandoned buildings, hospitals etc.
Yo Wilks a Basement Smelt, he wouldn't reach the basement of the hospis
A noun that usually has a negative outcome. Someone who goes to a location and enters it, however doesn't go in the basement. To classify as a basement smelt the whole area of the location must be entered, except the basement or underground area. The reasoning to be a 'basement smelt' is because there is either a fear or phobia of something in beneath the middle floor. Examples are parties, abandoned buildings, hospitals etc.
'yo wilks such a basement smelt, he didn't even go downstairs'.