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1. smut  (noun) 
creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire

  Also known as: pornography, porno, porn, erotica


  More Specific:
child pornography / kiddie porn / kiddy porn - the illegal use of children in pornographic pictures or films


  More Generic:
    creation     creative activity


2. smut  (noun) 
any fungus of the order Ustilaginales

  Also known as: smut fungus


  More Specific:
covered smut - a smut fungus causing a smut disease of grains in which the spore masses are covered or held together by the grain membranes
loose smut - a smut fungus of the genus Ustilago causing a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores
cornsmut / corn smut - a smut fungus attacking Indian corn
Sphacelotheca / genus Sphacelotheca - genus of smut fungus
head smut / Sphacelotheca reiliana - smut fungus attacking heads of corn or sorghum and causing a covered smut
bunt / Tilletia caries - fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores
bunt / stinking smut / Tilletia foetida - similar to Tilletia caries
onion smut / Urocystis cepulae - smut fungus causing blackish blisters on scales and leaves of onions
flag smut fungus - a smut fungus causing a smut in cereals and other grasses that chiefly affects leaves and stems and is characterized chains of sori within the plant tissue that later rupture releasing black masses of spores


  Member Meronym:
    Ustilaginales     order Ustilaginales


  More Generic:
    fungus


3. smut  (noun) 
destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores



  More Specific:
loose smut - disease of grains
bunt / stinking smut - disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores
flag smut - smut affecting leaves and stems of cereals and other grasses
green smut / false smut - disease of rice


  More Generic:
    plant disease


4. smut  (noun) 
a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

  Also known as: carbon black, lampblack, soot


  More Generic:
    carbon     C     atomic number 6


5. smut  (verb) 
affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn



  Category:
    farming / agriculture / husbandry

  More Generic:
    infect     taint


6. smut  (verb) 
become affected with smut; "the corn smutted and could not be eaten"



  More Generic:
    mold     mildew


7. smut  (verb) 
stain with a dirty substance, such as soot



  More Generic:
    stain


8. smut  (verb) 
make obscene; "This line in the play smuts the entire act"



  More Generic:
    change     alter     modify


 

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