Meaning of SOOTY in English


I. pronunc at soot I+ē, i adjective

( -er/-est )

Etymology: Middle English soty, sooty, from sot, soot soot + -y


a. : of or relating to soot : producing soot

sooty fires

b. : soiled or smutted with soot

sooty buildings

2. : of a dark color varying from soot brown to sooty black

II. transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-es )

: to cover or soil with soot

sootied clothing

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