Definition of Smutching

1. Verb. (present participle of smutch) ¹



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Definition of Smutching

1. smutch [v] - See also: smutch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smutching

smurs
smushed
smushes
smushing
smushy
smut fungus
smutch
smutched
smutches
smutchier
smutchiest
smutchin
smutching (current term)
smutchy
smuthounds
smutmonger
smutmongers
smuts
smutted
smuttier
smuttiest
smuttily
smuttiness
smuttinesses
smutting

Literary usage of Smutching

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Wings of the Dove by Henry James (1902)
"If she wished to be sure of neither touching nor smutching, the straighter plan would doubtless have been not to keep her friend within reach. ..."

2. The Development of the English Novel by Wilbur Lucius Cross (1899)
"The smutching of her innocence there is an act of treachery, for which she is in no wise responsible. Her love for Angel Clare, which results in the ..."

3. The Development of the English Novel by Wilbur Lucius Cross (1899)
"The smutching of her innocence there is an act of treachery, for which she is in no wise responsible. Her love for Angel Clare, which results in the ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"... everything we please can be written on it ; — and our pleasure and our negligence is, To begin blotching it, scrawling, smutching and smearing it, ..."

5. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1912)
"For soon, to wash away, Shall be the black blood's horrible and smutching stains. Here spread the costly carpets out upon the dust, That so the offering may ..."

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