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Adjective: steaming  stee-ming
  1. Filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapour or mist
    "a steaming kettle";
    - steamy
     
  2. Feeling or showing extreme anger
    "wilful stupidity makes him absolutely steaming";
    - irate, ireful, furious, seething, apoplectic, hopping mad, fuming, livid
     
  3. Very drunk
    - besotted [archaic], blind drunk, blotto, crocked [N. Amer], cockeyed, fuddled, loaded [N. Amer], pie-eyed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet, stinko, fried [N. Amer], bladdered [Brit], wasted, lit, swacked [N. Amer], juiced [N. Amer], paralytic [Brit], stonkered [Austral, NZ], hammered, out of it [Brit], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up, mullered [Brit], trolleyed [Brit], blitzed, trashed, legless [Brit], three sheets to the wind, stewed, bombed, pickled, bevvied [Brit], drunk, pixillated, squiffed, half-seas-over [Brit]
     
  4. Feeling uncomfortably hot
    - boiling, sweltering, baking, roasting
Adverb: steaming  stee-ming
  1. (used of heat) extremely
    "the casserole was steaming hot";
    - piping
Noun: steaming  stee-ming
  1. The method of cooking by immersion in steam
Verb: steam  steem
  1. Travel by means of steam power
    "The ship steamed off into the Pacific";
    - steamer
     
  2. Emit steam
    "The rain forest was literally steaming"
     
  3. Rise as vapour
     
  4. Get very angry
    "her indifference to his amorous advances really steamed the young man"
     
  5. Clean by means of steaming
    "steam-clean the upholstered sofa";
    - steam clean
     
  6. (cooking) cook something by letting steam pass over it
    "just steam the vegetables"

Derived forms: steamings

See also: angry, drunk, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, wet

Type of: anger, arise, clean, come up, cook, emit, give off, give out, go, go up, lift, locomote, make clean, move, move up, rise, see red, travel, uprise

Encyclopedia: Steaming

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