smuttiness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smuttiness - the state of being dirty with soot
dirtiness, uncleanness - the state of being unsanitary
2.smuttiness - obscenity in speech or writing
bawdiness, lewdness, obscenity, salaciousness, salacity - the trait of behaving in an obscene manner

smuttiness

noun
Translations
بَذاءَه
obscénnost
sjofelhed
klám
obscénnosť
müstehcenlik

smuttiness

[ˈsmʌtɪnɪs] N (= crudity) → obscenidad f

smuttiness

n (fig)Schmutz m; (of joke, language)Anstößigkeit f, → Unflätigkeit f

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
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