anti-smut

adjective
an·​ti-smut | \ ˌan-tē-ˈsmət How to pronounce anti-smut (audio) , ˌan-tī-\
variants: or antismut

Definition of anti-smut

: characterized by or expressing opposition to pornography a tireless antismut crusader …— B. J. Oliphant … the Times reported that 142 so-called adult businesses now operate in New York City—just two fewer than in 1998, when Giuliani first launched his anti-smut campaign.— Eric Fettmann

First Known Use of anti-smut

1939, in the meaning defined above

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