soot´i|ly

soot´i|ly
soot|y «SUT ee, SOO tee», adjective, soot|i|er, soot|i|est, verb, soot|ied, soot|y|ing.
–adj.
1. covered or blackened with soot: »

a sooty chimney, sooty hands.

2. dark-brown or black; dark-colored.
–v.t.
to black or foul with soot.
soot´i|ly, adverb.
soot´i|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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