Smutty vs Obnoxious - What's the difference?

smutty | obnoxious |


As adjectives the difference between smutty and obnoxious

is that smutty is soiled with smut; blackened, dirty while obnoxious is extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.

smutty

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Soiled with smut; blackened, dirty.
  • *1931 , William Faulkner, Sanctuary , Vintage 1993, p. 62:
  • *:She caught up the corner of her skirt and lifted the smutty coffee-pot from the stove.
  • Obscene, indecent.
  • * Episode 12, The Cyclops
  • *:And what was it only one of the smutty yankee pictures Terry borrows off of Corny Kelleher. Secrets for enlarging your private parts.
  • obnoxious

    English

    Alternative forms

    * obnoctious (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.
  • He was an especially obnoxious and detestable specimen of a man.
    Throwing stones at the bus is another example of your obnoxious behaviour.
  • (archaic) exposed to harm or injury.
  • * 1661 , , page 26,
  • To begin then with his Experiment of the burning Wood, it seems to me to be obnoxious to not a few considerable Exceptions.