how to pronounce sooty


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sooty is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of sooty


  1. Soiled with soot.
  2. Dark-skinned; black.
  3. Of, relating to, or producing soot.
  4. Of the color of soot.


  1. To blacken or make dirty with soot.

sooty frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sooty occurs in english on average 1.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sooty can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sooty can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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