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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of being dirty with a black substance formed by combustion

Usage examples (9)
  • He huffed off, like an ancient steam locomotive in weight and noise and sootiness.
  • Check out Trevor Little's handsome photo of the power-washing of Manhattan's 188 Suffolk Street, revealing the deep sootiness of New York's old buildings.
  • He is jet-black, or rather, I should say, wine-black, his complexion, like that of others of my darkest men, having a sort of rich, clear depth, without a trace of...
  • Ciccio opened his tawny-yellowish eyes, that seemed to have been put in with a dirty finger, as the saying goes, owing to the sootiness of the lashes and brows. for more
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