Definition of smut

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • smut is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • smut is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • smut is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of smut


  • an offensive or indecent word or phrase (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. dirty word
    2. filth
    3. obscenity
    4. vulgarism
  • a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. carbon black
    2. crock
    3. lampblack
    4. soot
  • any fungus of the order Ustilaginales (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. smut fungus
  • creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. erotica
    2. porn
    3. porno
    4. pornography
  • affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn (verb)
  • become affected with smut (verb)

    Examples

    1. the corn smutted and could not be eaten
  • destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores (noun)
  • make obscene (verb)

    Examples

    1. This line in the play smuts the entire act
  • stain with a dirty substance, such as soot (verb)

See definition of smut in Merriam Webster

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