Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun smut

5 senses of smut

Sense 1
carbon black, lampblack, soot, smut, crock -- (a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink)
       => carbon, C, atomic number 6 -- (an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds)

Sense 2
smut -- (destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores)
       => plant disease -- (a disease that affects plants)

Sense 3
smut, smut fungus -- (any fungus of the order Ustilaginales)
       => fungus -- (an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia)

Sense 4
obscenity, smut, vulgarism, filth, dirty word -- (an offensive or indecent word or phrase)
       => profanity -- (vulgar or irreverent speech or action)

Sense 5
pornography, porno, porn, erotica, smut -- (creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire)
       => creation, creative activity -- (the human act of creating)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb smut

4 senses of smut

Sense 1
smut -- (make obscene; "This line in the play smuts the entire act")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
smut -- (stain with a dirty substance, such as soot)
       => stain -- (produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth")

Sense 3
smut -- (become affected with smut; "the corn smutted and could not be eaten")
       => mold, mildew -- (become moldy; spoil due to humidity; "The furniture molded in the old house")

Sense 4
smut -- (affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn)
       => infect, taint -- (contaminate with a disease or microorganism)

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