Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being smutty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or property of being smutty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being dirty with soot
  • n. obscenity in speech or writing

Etymologies

From smutty +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • May the smuttiness at the end of the chapter help you continue to heal.

    How Obsessed am I with the Ninth Doctor?

  • It has the brazen smuttiness of anything by Donna Summer or The Andrea True Connection, and a great hook.

    Weekly Mishmash: June 22-28 : Scrubbles.net

  • Now stop being puerile, there is no need for that level of smuttiness.

    Who's The Wankas in the Green?

  • I wouldn't count the implied smuttiness of the Clooney and Quaid remarks.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Basic bottom line: The more the writer seems to be obsessed with body fluids, the higher the liklihood of smuttiness.

    languagehat.com: OEDILF.

  • While I wouldn't presume to define smuttiness myself, like the Supreme Court judge I know it when I see it.

    languagehat.com: OEDILF.

  • So the defendants have gone to great lengths to emphasize the smuttiness of their workplace, while the offended party is strenuously arguing how tame it was.

    Archive 2004-10-01

  • Down by the side of many of the streams there is a white chalky-looking clay which is brought up into the villages, powdered up, and then hung up over the fire in a basket to attain a uniform smuttiness; it is then worked into the rubber when it is being made up into balls.

    Travels in West Africa

  • Furious and annoyed at both my own stupidity and the smuttiness of my girlfriend, I stomped home, bitter, drunk and alone.

    mitten Diary Entry

  • They could have the smuttiness of the school playground:

    The Satanic Verses

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