sootily
adverb see sooty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sootily — adverb In a sooty manner …   Wiktionary

  • sootily — soot·i·ly …   English syllables

  • sootily — pronunc at soot I+əl]ē, ə̇l], ]i adverb : in a sooty manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • sooty — sootily, adv. sootiness, n. /soot ee, sooh tee/, adj., sootier, sootiest. 1. covered, blackened, or smirched with soot. 2. consisting of or resembling soot. 3. of a black, blackish, or dusky color. [1200 50; ME; see SOOT, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sooty — adjective (sootier; est) Date: 13th century 1. a. of, relating to, or producing soot b. soiled with soot 2. of the color of soot • sootily adverb • sootiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sooty — adjective (sootier, sootiest) covered with or coloured like soot. Derivatives sootily adverb sootiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • sooty — /ˈsʊti/ (say sootee) adjective (sootier, sootiest) 1. covered, blackened, or smirched with soot. 2. consisting of or resembling soot. 3. of a black, blackish, or dusky colour. –sootily, adverb –sootiness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • sooty — adj. (sootier, sootiest) 1 covered with or full of soot. 2 (esp. of an animal or bird) black or brownish black. Phrases and idioms: sooty albatross an albatross, Diomedia chrysostoma, with grey brown plumage. Derivatives: sootily adv. sootiness n …   Useful english dictionary

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