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Adjective: sooty (sootier,sootiest)  soo-tee or sû-tee [N. Amer], sû-tee [Brit]
  1. Of the blackest black; similar to the colour of jet or coal
    - coal-black, jet, jet-black, pitchy
  2. Covered with or as if with soot
    "a sooty chimney"

Derived forms: sootiest, sootier

See also: achromatic, dirty, neutral, soiled, unclean

Encyclopedia: Sooty