Definition of (as) black as soot in English:

(as) black as soot

phrase

  • Intensely black.

    ‘the clouds as black as soot’
    • ‘The next day dawned overcast and louring, the clouds as black as soot.’
    • ‘The skin was black as soot, and smooth as if not really skin at all.’
    • ‘And I never would have believed it a military unit, even one from the North, cause every face I saw was as black as soot.’
    • ‘He pulled back his hood with a hand as black as soot.’
    • ‘Sato entered the now dark lab in search of Cornelius who was as black as soot.’