smutty

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj smutty soiled with dirt or soot "with feet black from playing outdoors","his shirt was black within an hour"
    • adj smutty characterized by obscenity "had a filthy mouth","foul language","smutty jokes"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Smutty Obscene; not modest or pure; as, a smutty saying. "The smutty joke, ridiculously lewd."
    • Smutty Soiled with smut; smutted.
    • Smutty Tainted with mildew; as, smutty corn.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • smutty Soiled with smut, coal, soot, or the like.
    • smutty Affected with smut or mildew.
    • smutty Obscene; immodest; impure: as, smutty language.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Smutty stained with smut: affected with smut or mildew: obscene, filthy
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Sw. smuts; Ger. schmutz, prob. from root of smite.

Usage

In literature:

First, soil infection from a previous smutty crop; second, soil infection from wind-blown spores.
"The Desert of Wheat" by Zane Grey
I pass by that it is very culpable to be facetious in obscene and smutty matters.
"Sermons on Evil-Speaking" by Isaac Barrow
The cat ran out, smutty, just flying.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
A flock of a thousand sheep has got to be mighty clean if some of them ain't smutty.
"The Lions of the Lord" by Harry Leon Wilson
Harriet says it's smutty.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
I never heard him swear or knew of his telling a lie; he don't drink or tell smutty yarns, or have anything to do with bad women.
"A California Girl" by Edward Eldridge
Neither spoke as the bare, smutty meadow was crossed.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
Not to tell "smutty stories," they were welcomed by the average crowd.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
With laughter and smutty allusions we discussed the case.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
Listen to him now, carolling a "chanson" as he manages his smutty cookery.
"Cedar Creek" by Elizabeth Hely Walshe
Sick at heart, she makes her painful way to the northern edge of Malaga, which is connected with Smutty-Nose by the old sea-wall.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 3" by Various
I told her not to do anything more than tie a piece of paper round its smutty sides.
"Anxious Audrey" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
Did anybody ever call your father Old Smutty?
"The Lamplighter" by Maria S. Cummins
Dat man is sho' ter leave a smutty track wharsomever he walk at.
"Gabriel Tolliver" by Joel Chandler Harris
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
The smutty god of coal, and the greasy deity of oil are served in winter; there is the lesser divinity of peat also.
"Furze the Cruel" by John Trevena
It was some one who had a smudged and smutty face.
"Laid up in Lavender" by Stanley J. Weyman
SMUTTY BEAR AND STRUCK BY THE REE.
"Descriptive Catalogue of Photographs of North American Indians" by W. H. Jackson
They had been four months together now; she had seen the snowfall turn black and smutty and lose its beauty under the influence of smoke.
"Mrs. Dorriman, Volume 1 of 3" by Julie Bosville Chetwynd
She took me out to gather May dew in Kensington Gardens, and very smutty it was.
"The Celebrity at Home" by Violet Hunt
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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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