smutty

[ smuht-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF smutty

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SMUTTY

Smutty enough we found the reeking pit, as we inhaled the stifling, close atmosphere.

Counting Malaga, a little islet attached to Smutty Nose by a breakwater, and there are eight islands in the cluster.

About eleven o'clock, Mr. Thaxter took me over to Smutty Nose in his dory.

Connected with Smutty Nose by a stone-wall there is another little bit of island, called Malaga.

The site has Smutty Nose and Star opposite, with a road (that is, a water-road) between, varying from half a mile to a mile.

Smutty Nose, the most verdant of the islands, was one of the earliest settled.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "soiled with smut" (of grain); 1660s, "indecent," from smut + -y (2). Related: Smuttily; smuttiness. Smutty-nosed in ornithology means "having black nostrils."

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