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Definitions of smut

  1. a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
  2. creative activity ( writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire
  3. stain with a dirty substance, such as soot
  4. any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
  5. destructive diseases of plants ( especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores
  6. affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn
  7. become affected with smut, as of corn
  8. become affected with smut; " the corn smutted and could not be eaten"
  9. make obscene; " This line in the play smuts the entire act"
  10. Smutty.
  11. Foul matter, like soot or coal dust; also, a spot or soil made by such matter.
  12. Bad, soft coal, containing much earthy matter, found in the immediate locality of faults.
  13. An affection of cereal grains producing a swelling which is at length resolved into a powdery sooty mass. It is caused by parasitic fungi of the genus Ustilago. Ustilago segetum, or U. Carbo, is the commonest kind; that of Indian corn is Ustilago maydis.
  14. Obscene language; ribaldry; obscenity.
  15. To stain or mark with smut; to blacken with coal, soot, or other dirty substance.
  16. To taint with mildew, as grain.
  17. To blacken; to sully or taint; to tarnish.
  18. To clear of smut; as, to smut grain for the mill.
  19. To gather smut; to be converted into smut; to become smutted.
  20. To give off smut; to crock.
  21. A spot or stain made by soot or dirt; a disease affecting corn, wheat, etc.; foul language.
  22. To soil with, or as with, soot.
  23. To become blackened, as by smut, as corn; to give off soot or dirt.
  24. Smutted.
  25. Smutting.
  26. Smuttily.
  27. Smuttiness.
  28. A spot of dirt, soot, etc.: foul matter, as soot: a disease of corn by which the ear becomes a soot- like powder: obscene language.
  29. To soil with smut: to blacken or tarnish.
  30. To gather smut: to be turned into smut:- pr. p. smutting; pa. t. and pa. p. smutted.
  31. Obscenity.
  32. Soot; black dirt; fungous disease of grain; obscenity.
  33. To soil with smut.
  34. To affect with smut; blacken; stain or be stained.
  35. The blackening made by soot or the like.
  36. A parasitic disease of plants.
  37. A spot made with soot or coal, or the foul matter itself; a parasitic fungus on grain; obscene language.
  38. To stain or mark with smut; to taint with mildew; to blacken; to tarnish.
  39. To gather smut; to be converted into smut.
  40. A spot or stain made with soot or other dirty substance; the dirty or foul matter itself; a disease in grain by which the grain is wholly or partially converted into soot- like powder.
  41. To foul; to stain; to tarnish or blacken; to be attacked with the disease of smut, as grain.
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Quotes of smut

  1. Violence and smut are of course everywhere on the airwaves. You cannot turn on your television without seeing them, although sometimes you have to hunt around. – Dave Barry
  2. Smut if it's really smut there's nothing backing it up. It's the easy way out. – Sandra Bernhard
  3. Politics is my hobby. Smut is my vocation. – Larry Flynt

Usage examples for smut

  1. They told of lands yielding forty bushels to the acre, but they said nothing of the years when these lands, with the most careful cultivation, would barely return fifteen; when rust and smut engendered by the vicinity of damp over- hanging woods, would blast the fruits of the poor emigrant's labour, and almost deprive him of bread. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  2. Finally, a damp sponge was passed over my tear- wet face, and thereupon, the smut dissolved and spread over my whole countenance, blotting out every feature in a sooty cloud. – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  3. He looked back, his face all horror and smut – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  4. As if a man could hold his nose out of doors, and one smut out of the millions not stick to it; sit still for a whole day, and one atom of news not drift into his ear! – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  5. And that is a long time for a man to look smut and conscience- struck. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  6. You've got smut on your face. – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  7. And she had a big smut on her cheek- but she was right there with her stack of blues, by granny! – Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower
  8. They sat down to breakfast when Ethan had returned and washed the smut from his face and hands. – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
  9. I forgot that the dust of London is smut – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  10. Biddy, take care of Smut – The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth
  11. In fact, we know scarcely nothin' about smut an' its cure, if there is any. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  12. And O Diana, when I think of the smut to which he coupled your loveliness, I feel that I am less than a man to have hesitated this long. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  13. But in case you don't know, you've a smut on your nose. – The Adventures of Sally by P. G. Wodehouse
  14. Steve, Steve, had been the first words uttered when the boy was out of hearing, hast thou a smith's apron and plenty of smut to bestow on me? – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  15. P'raps I'd better fix to try again after all- what do you think, Smut – The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth
  16. On the part of Mr. Howbridge and Luke, although they bore upon their hands and faces plentiful marks of toil in grease and smut they could not report that much progress had been made in repairing the engine. – The Corner House Girls on Palm Island by Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch
  17. The chief overseers were not skilled in cultivation: one had been a shoemaker, the other a tailor; and while they were expecting large returns, they were ignorant that the full ears which promised an abundant yield, were smut not grain. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  18. " Try and love me still," said the duchess, letting her take one unburnt corner, and crumble the black tissuey fragments to smut in her hands. – Vittoria, v8 by George Meredith
  19. You can't touch de kittle an' not git smut on you. – Frank of Freedom Hill by Samuel A. Derieux

Rhymes for smut