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smut

noun uk   /smʌt/ us  

smut noun (SEXUAL MATERIAL)

[U] disapproving magazines, books, pictures, films, jokes, or conversations that offend some people because they relate to sex: There's an awful lot of smut on television these days. Patrick's conversations are always full of smut.

smut noun (DIRT)

[C or U] dirt or ash (= powder left when something has burned) that makes a mark on something
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