Sooty vs Sootlike - What's the difference?

sooty | sootlike | Synonyms |

Sooty is a synonym of sootlike.


As adjectives the difference between sooty and sootlike

is that sooty is of, relating to, or producing soot while sootlike is resembling soot or some aspect of it.

As a verb sooty

is to blacken or make dirty with soot.

sooty

English

Adjective

(er)
  • of, relating to, or producing soot
  • * Milton
  • Fire of sooty coal.
  • soiled with soot
  • of the color of soot
  • * Milton
  • The grisly legions that troop under the sooty flag of Acheron.

    Derived terms

    * sooty albatross * sooty tern

    Verb

  • To blacken or make dirty with soot.
  • * Chapman
  • Sootied with noisome smoke.

    sootlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling soot or some aspect of it.
  • Synonyms

    * sooty