- of, like, or covered with, soot
- dark or black like soot
Origin of sootyMiddle English from Old English sotig: see soot and -y
- Covered with or as if with soot.
- Of or producing soot.
- Blackish or dusky in color.
(comparative sootier, superlative sootiest)
(third-person singular simple present sooties, present participle sootying, simple past and past participle sootied)
soot +"Ž -y