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smut

 (smŭt)
n.
1.
a. A particle of dirt or soot: "the smoke and flames blowing from the lantern which peppered him with large black smuts" (Joyce Cary).
b. A smudge made by soot, smoke, or dirt.
2. Sexually explicit or prurient language or material, such as books or movies.
v. smut·ted, smut·ting, smuts
v.tr.
1. To blacken or smudge, as with smoke or grime.
2. To affect (a plant) with smut fungus.
v.intr.
To be or become blackened or smudged.

[From Middle English smotten, smutten, to defile.]

smut′ti·ly adv.
smut′ti·ness n.
smut′ty adj.

smut

(smʌt)
n
1. a small dark smudge or stain, esp one caused by soot
2. a speck of soot or dirt
3. something obscene or indecent
4. (Plant Pathology)
a. any of various fungal diseases of flowering plants, esp cereals, in which black sooty masses of spores cover the affected parts
b. any parasitic basidiomycetous fungus of the order Ustilaginales that causes such a disease
5. (Angling) angling a midge or other insect relished by trout
vb, smuts, smutting or smutted
6. to mark or become marked or smudged, as with soot
7. (Plant Pathology) to affect (grain) or (of grain) to be affected with smut
8. (Plant Pathology) (tr) to remove smut from (grain)
9. (tr) to make obscene
10. (intr) to emit soot or smut
11. (Angling) (intr) angling (of trout) to feed voraciously on smuts
[Old English smitte; related to Middle High German smitze; associated with smudge, smutch]
ˈsmutty adj
ˈsmuttily adv
ˈsmuttiness n

smut

(smʌt)

n., v. smut•ted, smut•ting. n.
1. a particle of soot; sooty matter.
2. a black or dirty mark; smudge.
3. indecent language or writing; obscenity.
4.
a. a disease of plants, esp. cereal grasses, characterized by the conversion of affected parts into black, powdery masses of spores, caused by fungi of the order Ustilaginales.
b. a fungus causing this disease.
v.t.
5. to soil or smudge.
v.i.
6. to become affected with smut, as a plant.
[1580–90; akin to earlier smit (Old English smitte), by association with smudge, smutch]

smut

(smŭt)
Any of various plant diseases caused by parasitic fungi that form black, powdery masses of spores on the affected parts. Smut chiefly affects cereal grasses like corn and wheat.

smut


Past participle: smutted
Gerund: smutting

Imperative
smut
smut
Present
I smut
you smut
he/she/it smuts
we smut
you smut
they smut
Preterite
I smutted
you smutted
he/she/it smutted
we smutted
you smutted
they smutted
Present Continuous
I am smutting
you are smutting
he/she/it is smutting
we are smutting
you are smutting
they are smutting
Present Perfect
I have smutted
you have smutted
he/she/it has smutted
we have smutted
you have smutted
they have smutted
Past Continuous
I was smutting
you were smutting
he/she/it was smutting
we were smutting
you were smutting
they were smutting
Past Perfect
I had smutted
you had smutted
he/she/it had smutted
we had smutted
you had smutted
they had smutted
Future
I will smut
you will smut
he/she/it will smut
we will smut
you will smut
they will smut
Future Perfect
I will have smutted
you will have smutted
he/she/it will have smutted
we will have smutted
you will have smutted
they will have smutted
Future Continuous
I will be smutting
you will be smutting
he/she/it will be smutting
we will be smutting
you will be smutting
they will be smutting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been smutting
you have been smutting
he/she/it has been smutting
we have been smutting
you have been smutting
they have been smutting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been smutting
you will have been smutting
he/she/it will have been smutting
we will have been smutting
you will have been smutting
they will have been smutting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been smutting
you had been smutting
he/she/it had been smutting
we had been smutting
you had been smutting
they had been smutting
Conditional
I would smut
you would smut
he/she/it would smut
we would smut
you would smut
they would smut
Past Conditional
I would have smutted
you would have smutted
he/she/it would have smutted
we would have smutted
you would have smutted
they would have smutted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smut - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and inksmut - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
2.smut - destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
loose smut - disease of grains; the entire head is a dusty mass of spores
stinking smut, bunt - disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores
flag smut - smut affecting leaves and stems of cereals and other grasses
false smut, green smut - disease of rice; grains covered by a green powder consisting of conidia
3.smut - any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
order Ustilaginales, Ustilaginales - parasitic fungi causing smuts; sometimes placed in class Tiliomycetes
covered smut - a smut fungus causing a smut disease of grains in which the spore masses are covered or held together by the grain membranes
loose smut - a smut fungus of the genus Ustilago causing a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores
corn smut, cornsmut - a smut fungus attacking Indian corn
genus Sphacelotheca, Sphacelotheca - genus of smut fungus
head smut, Sphacelotheca reiliana - smut fungus attacking heads of corn or sorghum and causing a covered smut
Tilletia caries, bunt - fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores
Tilletia foetida, stinking smut, bunt - similar to Tilletia caries
onion smut, Urocystis cepulae - smut fungus causing blackish blisters on scales and leaves of onions; especially destructive to seedlings
flag smut fungus - a smut fungus causing a smut in cereals and other grasses that chiefly affects leaves and stems and is characterized chains of sori within the plant tissue that later rupture releasing black masses of spores
4.smut - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
cock, pecker, peter, dick, putz, prick, tool, shaft - obscene terms for penis
dogshit, horseshit, Irish bull, bullshit, crap, shit, bull - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
chickenshit - a false statement that is considered to indicate timidity or fear
bawdry, bawdy - lewd or obscene talk or writing; "it was smoking-room bawdry"; "they published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy"
scatology - a preoccupation with obscenity (especially that dealing with excrement or excretory functions)
profanity - vulgar or irreverent speech or action
dickhead, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, asshole, bastard, son of a bitch, whoreson, cocksucker, SOB, shit - insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
peeing, pissing, pee, piss - informal terms for urination; "he took a pee"
bugger all, Fanny Adams, fuck all, sweet Fanny Adams - little or nothing at all; "I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all"; "I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery"
poop, shit, shite, turd, crap, dirt - obscene terms for feces
5.smut - creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desiresmut - creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire
child pornography, kiddie porn, kiddy porn - the illegal use of children in pornographic pictures or films
creation, creative activity - the human act of creating
Verb1.smut - make obscene; "This line in the play smuts the entire act"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.smut - stain with a dirty substance, such as soot
stain - produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
3.smut - become affected with smut; "the corn smutted and could not be eaten"
mildew, mold - become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house"
4.smut - affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
infect, taint - contaminate with a disease or microorganism

smut

noun
Something that is offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunch.
verb
1. To soil with foreign matter:
2. To contaminate the reputation of:
Idioms: give a black eye to, sling mud on.
Translations
كلام بَذيء
oplzlost
smuds
klám
nešvankybės
piedauzībarupjība
müstehcen konuşma

smut

[smʌt] N
1. (= grain of soot) → carbonilla f, hollín m
2. (= crudity) → obscenidades fpl
to talk smutdecir obscenidades
3. (Bot) → tizón m

smut

[ˈsmʌt] n
(= grain of soot) → grain m de suie
(= mark) → tache f de suie
(= sexual details) → détails scabreux fpl

smut

n
(= piece of dirt)Rußflocke f; there’s a smut on your nose/in your eyedu hast da was an der Nase/im Auge; smuts from the stoveRuß maus dem Ofen
(fig)Schmutz m; to talk smutSchweinereien erzählen
(Bot) → Brand m

smut

[smʌt] n (grain of soot) → granello di fuliggine; (mark) → segno nero; (in conversation) → sconcezze fpl

smut

(smat) noun
vulgar or indecent talk etc. There is too much smut on television nowadays!
ˈsmutty adjective
(of a conversation, film etc) indecent. vulgar: He could not be prevented from telling smutty stories.
ˈsmuttiness noun
References in classic literature ?
Come, come, you old Smut, there, bear a hand, and let's have that ferule and buckle-screw; I'll be ready for them presently.
He cleansed his hand on the straw, and cleaned most of the smut from his face.
Her attendant--for she had one--was a red-faced, round- eyed, slovenly girl, who, from a certain roughness about the bare arms that peeped from under her draggled shawl, and the half-washed- out traces of smut and blacklead which tattooed her countenance, was clearly of a kin with the servants-of-all-work on the form: between whom and herself there had passed various grins and glances, indicative of the freemasonry of the craft.
If you say to an Englishman, "You have a smut on your nose," he will proceed to remove it, but there will be no such effect if you say the same thing to a Frenchman who knows no English.
The dumpling had been peeled off Tom Kitten, and made separately into a bag pudding, with currants in it to hide the smuts.
He seemed not to notice, but remarked that the smuts of London were not quite so bad as they used to be when he was a student here.
Doubtless General Jan Smuts would be glad to meet and question her.
A ship was blazing brightly alongside one of the wharves near the bridge, and the air was full of drifting smuts and of a heavy acrid smell of burning.
After a period of absence nearing five weeks and navigating a stretch of approximately eighty miles of roads and countryside, Smut made a triumphant return.
Head smut is a soilborne fungal pathogen that infects sorghum plants at the seedling stage, but symptoms appear at flowering, and infected plants are unable to produce grain.
It's because of this gossiping, Facebook, and how easy accessible, we'd use to write notes, curl them up, and get in trouble if a teacher saw a note, but now, it's like they do this, whatever it's called, broadcasting, and it goes to everyone, and it says, do you want to add anyone to the smut list," said the unidentified mother.
Al-Aqel said if farmers do not select improved and clean spikes, the losses caused by maize smut could be big.