smut


smut
noun /smʌt/
a) Soot.
b) Sexually vulgar material; something that is sexual in a dirty way; pornographic material.
Syn: filth, slut

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  • Smut — Smut, n. [Akin to Sw. smuts, Dan. smuds, MHG. smuz, G. schmutz, D. smet a spot or stain, smoddig, smodsig, smodderig, dirty, smodderen to smut; and probably to E. smite. See {Smite}, v. t., and cf. {Smitt}, {Smutch}.] 1. Foul matter, like soot or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smut´ti|ly — smut|ty «SMUHT ee», adjective, ti|er, ti|est. 1. indecent; nasty; obscene: »“Let us not be smutty,” appeals Lady Fidget, in the line Dame Edith Evans made famous (London Times). SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

  • smut|ty — «SMUHT ee», adjective, ti|er, ti|est. 1. indecent; nasty; obscene: »“Let us not be smutty,” appeals Lady Fidget, in the line Dame Edith Evans made famous (London Times). SYNONYM( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Smut — Smut, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smutting}.] 1. To stain or mark with smut; to blacken with coal, soot, or other dirty substance. [1913 Webster] 2. To taint with mildew, as grain. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. To blacken; to sully …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smut — Smut, v. i. 1. To gather smut; to be converted into smut; to become smutted. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. To give off smut; to crock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smut — may refer to: * Smut (fungus), a group of plant parasitic fungi * Smut (comics), an adult British comic title dating back to the 1980s * A colloquial term for obscenity * A colloquial term for pornography * Smut (song), satirical song on… …   Wikipedia

  • smut — /smut/, n., v., smutted, smutting. n. 1. a particle of soot; sooty matter. 2. a black or dirty mark; smudge. 3. indecent language or publications; obscenity. 4. Plant Pathol. a. a disease of plants, esp. cereal grasses, characterized by the… …   Universalium

  • smut — smut; smut·ter; smut·ti·ly; smut·ti·ness; smut·ty; …   English syllables

  • smut — [smut] n. [< or akin to LowG smutt, akin to Ger schmutz, dirt < IE * (s)meud < base * meu , wet, musty > MUD, MOSS] 1. a) sooty matter b) a particle of this 2. a mark made by something dirty; soiled spot …   English World dictionary

  • smut — sb., tet, smut, tene; slå et smut forbi; slå smut …   Dansk ordbog

  • smut — [smʌt] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Perhaps from smot dirty mark (16 19 centuries)] 1.) [U] books, stories, talk etc that offend some people because they are about sex ▪ I won t have smut like that in my house! 2.) [U and C] dirt or ↑soot (=black… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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