sooty

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soot·y

 (so͝ot′ē, so͞o′tē)
adj. soot·i·er, soot·i·est
1. Covered with or as if with soot.
2. Of or producing soot.
3. Blackish or dusky in color.

soot′i·ness n.

sooty

(ˈsʊtɪ)
adj, sootier or sootiest
1. covered with soot
2. resembling or consisting of soot
ˈsootily adv
ˈsootiness n

soot•y

(ˈsʊt i, ˈsu ti)

adj. soot•i•er, soot•i•est.
1. covered or blackened with soot.
2. consisting of or resembling soot.
3. of a black or dusky color.
[1200–50]
soot′i•ly, adv.
soot′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sooty - of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
2.sooty - covered with or as if with soot; "a sooty chimney"
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

sooty

adjective
Of the darkest achromatic visual value:
Translations
أسْوَد كالشُّحارمُلَوَّث بالشُّحار
černý jako sazečerný od sazí
sodetsodfarvet
kormos
kolsvartursótugur
čierny ako sadzačierny od sadze
is gibiislikurumlusimsiyah

sooty

[ˈsʊtɪ] ADJ (sootier (compar) (sootiest (superl))) → hollinoso (fig) → negro como el hollín

sooty

[ˈsʊti] adjnoir(e) de suie

sooty

adj (+er)rußig; buildings covered with a sooty depositmit einer Rußschicht bedeckte Gebäude; a dull sooty blackein trübes, rußfarbenes Schwarz; sooty particlesRußpartikel pl

sooty

[ˈsʊtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → fuligginoso/a

soot

(sut) noun
the black powder left after the burning of coal etc.
ˈsooty adjective
1. covered with soot.
2. of the colour of soot.
ˈsootiness noun
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