Smutching
Smutch Smutch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smutched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smutching}.] To blacken with smoke, soot, or coal. [Written also {smooch}.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • smutching — smÊŒtʃ n. smudge of something dirty or oily; smear, blot, stain v. make a smudge on; smear, smudge, blur, soil by smudging …   English contemporary dictionary

  • smooch — Smutch Smutch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smutched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smutching}.] To blacken with smoke, soot, or coal. [Written also {smooch}.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smutch — Smutch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smutched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smutching}.] To blacken with smoke, soot, or coal. [Written also {smooch}.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smutched — Smutch Smutch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smutched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smutching}.] To blacken with smoke, soot, or coal. [Written also {smooch}.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • darkening — Synonyms and related words: blackening, blocking the light, burial, burying, clouding, concealedness, concealment, covering, covering up, covertness, deception, denigration, dimming, eclipsing, extinguishment, hiddenness, hiding, interment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shading — Synonyms and related words: arrangement, atmosphere, balance, black spot, blackening, blocking the light, bloom, blooping, brushwork, clouding, color, composition, covering, curtaining, darkening, definition, denigration, design, dimming,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • smirch — Synonyms and related words: aspersion, attaint, badge of infamy, bar sinister, baton, bedarken, bedaub, begrime, bend sinister, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, besmutch, besoil, bespatter, bestain, black, black eye, black mark, blacken, blackening,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • smudge — Synonyms and related words: afterdamp, ash, ashes, aspersion, attaint, badge of infamy, bar sinister, baton, bedarken, bedaub, begrime, bend sinister, besmear, besmirch, besmutch, besoil, black, black eye, black mark, blackdamp, blacken,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • smut — Synonyms and related words: Rabelaisianism, X rated movie, air pollution, algae, alluvion, alluvium, ash, ashes, attritus, autophyte, bawdiness, bawdry, bean, bedarken, bedaub, besmear, besmirch, besmutch, besoil, bestain, black, blacken,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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