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"smut" in British English

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smutnoun

uk   us   /smʌt/
  • smut noun (SEXUAL MATERIAL)

[U] disapproving magazines, ​books, ​pictures, filmsor ​jokes that ​offend some ​people because they ​relate to ​sex: There's an ​awful lot of smut on ​television these ​days.
  • smut noun (DIRT)

[C or U] dirt or ash (= ​powderleft when something has ​burned) that makes a ​mark on something
(Definition of smut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"smut" in American English

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smutnoun [U]

 us   /smʌt/
pictures, writing, ​language, or performances that ​deal with ​sex and are ​offensive
smutty
adjective  us   /ˈsmʌt̬·i/
(Definition of smut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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