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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•ty

(ˈsmʌt i)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
1. soiled with smut; grimy.
2. indecent or obscene, as talk or writing.
3. (of plants) affected with smut.
[1590–1600]
smut′ti•ly, adv.
smut′ti•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.smutty - characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
dirty - (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"
2.smutty - soiled with dirt or sootsmutty - soiled with dirt or soot; "with feet black from playing outdoors"; "his shirt was black within an hour"
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

smutty

adjective obscene, dirty, crude, coarse, filthy, indecent, vulgar, improper, blue, pornographic, raunchy (U.S. slang), suggestive, racy, lewd, risqué, X-rated (informal), bawdy, salacious, prurient, off colour, indelicate She said she detested smutty jokes.

smutty

adjective
1. Covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities:
2. Offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunchy.
Translations
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smutty

[ˈsmʌtɪ] ADJ (smuttier (compar) (smuttiest (superl)))
1. (= dirty) → manchado
2. (= crude) → obsceno, verde, colorado (LAm)
a lot of smutty talkmuchas indecencias
smutty jokeschistes mpl verdes
3. (Bot) → atizonado

smutty

[ˈsmʌti] adj (= joke, book, film) → grossier/ière, obscène
a smutty story → une histoire cochonne

smutty

adj (+er) (lit, fig)schmutzig

smutty

[ˈsmʌtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (crude) → osceno/a, sconcio/a; (dirty) → sporco/a, sudicio/a

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 ?
Now all the pig family are pink, or pink with black spots, but this pig child was smutty black all over; when it had been popped into a tub, it proved to be Yock-yock.
At the end of the court, the corner of a low, smutty, stone shed, apparently part of some workshop, peeped from behind the hoarding.
We found Miss Jellyby trying to warm herself at the fire in the writing- room, which Priscilla was then lighting with a smutty parlour candlestick, throwing the candle in to make it burn better.
The Germans returned presently to find him already generously smutty and touching and testing knobs and screws and levers with an expression of profound sagacity.
The 92-year-old actress, who starred in sitcom Terry and June and Absolutely Fabulous, said she was sick of smutty humour.
The humour is as gleefully smutty as earlier Rogen films such as This is the End or Bad Neighbours but less sharp and the concept is starting to tire.
I confess that the smutty 'foot-in-it' ending made me giggle.
Given his smutty history it's totally plausible, but is Sharon barking up the wrong family tree?
ALAN CARR: CHATTY MAN C4 10pm We can't wait to hear what bizarre twists and turns the banter will take as iconic entertainer Bette Midler and smutty star Keith Lemon share the sofa tonight.
I remember watching the trials and tribulations of Sandy and Danny at her age and I know for certain that the more grown-up themes skimmed above my head unnoticed, like paper planes carrying a smutty cargo.
It's the 30s and 40s who are the most likely to be using this media tool and the kids just look and wonder why their mums and dads are looking for all their old photos and smutty jokes and putting them online.
Oh why do the women all have to be mouthy or shouters and the men foul-mouthed, smutty and unfunny?