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smut

Noun

1 a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink [syn: carbon black, lampblack, soot]
2 destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores
3 any fungus of the order Ustilaginales [syn: smut fungus]
4 creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire [syn: pornography, porno, porn, erotica]

Verb

1 make obscene; "This line in the play smuts the entire act"
2 stain with a dirty substance, such as soot
3 become affected with smut; "the corn smutted and could not be eaten"
4 affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn [also: smutting, smutted]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /smVt/

Noun

  1. Soot.
  2. Sexually vulgar material; something that is sexual in a dirty way.
  3. A promiscuous, trashy, classless woman.
  4. Any of a range of fungi, mostly Ustilaginomycetes, that cause plant disease in grasses, including cereal crops; the disease so caused.

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Extensive Definition

Smut may refer to:
smut in French: Smut

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