smutty 1660s, in the "indecent" sense, from SMUT (Cf. smut) + -Y (Cf. -y) (2).

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  • smutty — index profane, prurient, salacious, suggestive (risqué) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • smutty — [adj] obscene, vulgar bawdy, blue*, coarse, crude, dirty, filthy, foul, immoral, improper, indecent, indelicate, lewd, nasty, offcolor, pornographic, prurient, racy, raunchy, raw, risqué, rough, salacious, salty, scatological, suggestive, X… …   New thesaurus

  • smutty — ► ADJECTIVE 1) indecent or obscene. 2) soiled with or characterized by smut or soot …   English terms dictionary

  • smutty — [smut′ē] adj. smuttier, smuttiest 1. soiled with smut 2. affected with plant smut 3. pornographic or indecent smuttily adv. smuttiness n …   English World dictionary

  • Smutty — Erdfarbener mit Smutty Gen Smutty (auch Sooty) nennt man ein Gen, das die Farbe eines Pferdes durch die Einmischung schwarzer Haare verändert. Pferde mit diesem Gen sehen aus, als hätten sie auf dem Rücken dunkle Schmutzflecken. Manchmal kann das …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • smutty — adj British a. excellent, good a smutty time b. serious a smutty fracas c. deep well smutty music A vogue synonym for heavy, diesel, sick. An item of black street talk used especially by males, recorded in 2003 …   Contemporary slang

  • smutty — [[t]smʌ̱ti[/t]] smuttier, smuttiest ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe something such as a joke, book, or film as smutty, you disapprove of it because it shows naked people or refers to sex in a rude or unpleasant way. ...smutty… …   English dictionary

  • smutty — UK [ˈsmʌtɪ] / US adjective Word forms smutty : adjective smutty comparative smuttier superlative smuttiest smutty jokes, stories, or pictures are about sex. This word shows that you do not approve of these things …   English dictionary

  • smutty — adjective /ˈsmʌti/ a) Soiled with smut; blackened, dirty. She caught up the corner of her skirt and lifted the smutty coffee pot from the stove. b) Obscene, indecent. And what was it only one of the smutty yankee pictures Terry borrows off of… …   Wiktionary

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