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sooty

[soo t-ee, soo-tee] /ˈsʊt i, ˈsu ti/
adjective, sootier, sootiest.
1.
covered, blackened, or smirched with soot.
2.
consisting of or resembling soot.
3.
of a black, blackish, or dusky color.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English; see soot, -y1
Related forms
sootily, adverb
sootiness, noun
unsooty, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sootily

sooty

/ˈsʊtɪ/
adjective sootier, sootiest
1.
covered with soot
2.
resembling or consisting of soot
Derived Forms
sootily, adverb
sootiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sootily

sooty

adj.

mid-13c., from soot + -y (2). Related: Sootily; sootiness.

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