adjective, soot·i·er, soot·i·est.
Related formssoot·i·ly, adverbsoot·i·ness, nounun·soot·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for sooty
And Carmen––what had been her thought when foul calumny laid its sooty touch upon her?Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
They asked which was his inn, and gazed foolishly at the sooty flue-branchings of the Pipes.Back o' the Moon|Oliver Onions
He looked up, and saw a sooty old raven peering down at him.Drolls From Shadowland|J. H. Pearce
The sooty youngster grinned and shifted his coil of rope from one shoulder to the other.Our Little Swedish Cousin|Claire M. Coburn
Joan struggled to keep control of the situation—she suddenly smeared her face with her sooty fingers and turned with a grimace.The Shield of Silence|Harriet T. Comstock