Usage examples for smutty

  1. Excursion to Smutty Nose. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  2. There wasn't any sugar in it, and it was black and smutty and thin. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  3. She only saw an untidy head with hair and cap falling over one ear, a red face and smutty hands, and wondered how her father, who followed her into the room could look at her and not send her away to make herself neat, or give her notice on the spot. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  4. The pansies drooped and faded, the white dove hid its head beneath its wing and moaned; and the last pearl on the precious string grew dark when the goblin touched it with his smutty fingers. – Mother Stories by Maud Lindsay
  5. With a careless glance at the black mark, we rebuked him for having a smutty face. – Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road by Katharine Lee Bates
  6. I endeavored to make my smutty companions comprehend that as the tide was then running out they would not make the shore till it turned, which would not be till night. – The Captive in Patagonia by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
  7. " I am afraid that I shall get my fingers smutty," said Mary Bell, " at my oven, for the stump is pretty black." – Mary Erskine by Jacob Abbott
  8. Ivo dragged William on, regardless of curses and prayers from his soldiery; and they reached the shore just in time to see between them and the water a long black smouldering writhing line; the morass to right and left, which had been a minute before deep reed, an open smutty pool, dotted with boatsful of shrieking and cursing men; and at the causeway- end the tower, with the flame climbing up its posts, and the witch of Brandon throwing herself desperately from the top, and falling dead upon the embers, a motionless heap of rags. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley