Definition of Sootiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of sooty) ¹



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Definition of Sootiest

1. sooty [adj] - See also: sooty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sootiest

soothingness
soothingnesses
soothings
soothly
soothness
sooths
soothsaid
soothsaw
soothsay
soothsayer
soothsayers
soothsaying
soothsayings
soothsays
sootier
sootiest (current term)
sootily
sootiness
sootinesses
sooting
sootish
sootless
sootlike
soots
sooty
sop up
sopaipilla
sopaipillas
sopapilla
sopapillas

Literary usage of Sootiest

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1. Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse by Bowyer Nichols (1895)
"TT is by the finest tints and most insensible gradations that Nature descends from the fairest face about St. James's to the sootiest complexion in Africa. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1888)
"Whence comes this graphite film 1 Why is it developed as we approach the center of London, reaching its maximum in the most densely populated and sootiest ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"When lenity and cruelty play for kingdom*, The gentle gamester is the sootiest winner. A man may think, if he will, that two eyes see no more than one; ..."

4. Thomas Carlyle: A History of His Life in London, 1834-1881 by James Anthony Froude (1884)
"... petty shopkeepers, Scotch hawkers, &c. &c. The town might be, and will be, one of the prettiest places in the world. It is one of the sootiest, ..."

5. Thomas Carlyle: A History of His Life in London, 1834-1881 by James Anthony Froude (1884)
"... petty shopkeepers, Scotch hawkers, &c. &c. The town might be, and will be, one of the prettiest places in the world. It is one of the sootiest, ..."

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