smuttiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n smuttiness obscenity in speech or writing
    • n smuttiness the state of being dirty with soot
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n smuttiness The state or property of being smutty. The state or property of being soiled or smutted; dirt from smoke, soot, coal, or smut.
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Usage

In literature:

How soldier-like he faced the smutty rabble and flung back his high defiance!
"The Prince and The Pauper, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
At the end of the court, the corner of a low, smutty, stone shed, apparently part of some workshop, peeped from behind the hoarding.
"Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
There's nothing smutty in it.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
He placed a smutty hand on the table and leaned down.
"When Egypt Went Broke" by Holman Day
You are right, smutty-face; I am Monsieur Talleyrand, Minister of the Crown.
"When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
We would like to know, for instance, how Burnt Coat and Smutty Nose came by such titles.
"Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete" by Charles M. Skinner
About eleven o'clock, Mr. Thaxter took me over to Smutty Nose in his dory.
"Passages From The American Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
A roof in London will be a bit smutty, though.
"In the Ranks of the C.I.V." by Erskine Childers
Though, like most men, he enjoyed a smutty story, yet I never heard him say a really gross thing about any woman.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
He was very smutty, and old, and wizened.
"The Brownies and Other Tales" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
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In poetry:

There is no such land of castles
Where an Englishman is free
To read his smutty literature
With muffins at his tea.
"National Song (E.C.)" by Ezra Pound

In news:

Everyone can conjure up images of the smoky, smutty streets of Dickens' London.
More loving than smutty, this riff on the glory of dirty movies has more double entendres than an X-rated film, but charms with its sincerity.
SEX One fleeting encounter and some smutty references tied to home shopping.
In the Telegraph article, headlined "Smutty show a comic outrage," an anti-child abuse campaigner calls Crumb's artwork "crude and perverted images emanating from what is clearly a sick mind.".
Pol Zinged in Smutty Twitter Scam.
Greezy Man and Stinky Man Meets Smutty Ranks on Tarantula Hill.
Like a St Nic for the adult set, the filmmaker, author and raconteur arrives with a sleigh full of nostalgic, smutty fun.
What should you read this weekend USA TODAY's picks for book lovers include Jodi Picoult's latest page turner, a memoir by a former Black Panther, and an un-smutty novel called Smut.
Here Are Some More Smutty Secret Service Stories.
We hear the smutty stroll was part of a video shoot.
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