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smut

noun

1 smut

A black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink.

synonyms: carbon black, crock, lampblack, soot.

Roget 431: blackness, etc. adj.; darkness, etc. (want of light).. 421; swartliness, lividity, dark color, tone, color; chiaroscuro etc. ... show more

Roget 653: uncleanness etc. adj.; impurity; immundity, immundicity; impurity etc. 961 [of mind]. defilement, contamination etc. v.; ... show more

Dutch: roet
Polish: sadza



2 smut

Destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores.

3 smut

Any fungus of the order Ustilaginales.

synonym: smut fungus.

Dutch: brandzwam, brandzwammen, kolenstof
Polish: śniadka, śnieć

4 smut

An offensive or indecent word or phrase.

synonyms: dirty word, filth, obscenity, vulgarism.

Roget 961: impurity; uncleanness etc. (filth) 653; immodesty; grossness etc. adj.; indelicacy, indecency; impudicity; obscenity, ribaldry, ... show more

Polish: świństwo, gruby wyraz, łacina, brzydki wyraz, wulgaryzm

5 smut

Creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire.

synonyms: erotica, porn, porno, pornography.

Dutch: erotiek, porno, pornografie
Polish: porno, pornografia

verb

1 smut

Make obscene.

2 smut

Stain with a dirty substance, such as soot.

3 smut

Become affected with smut.

4 smut

Affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn.


Moby thesaurus: Rabelaisianism, X-rated movie, air pollution, algae, alluvion, alluvium, ash, ashes, attritus, autophyte, bawdiness, bawdry, bean, bedarken, bedaub, besmear, besmirch, besmutch, besoil, bestain ... show more.

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