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Adjective: stewed  st(y)ood
  1. Cooked in hot water
    "The cook book has 99 practical methods of utilizing stewed beef";
    - boiled, poached
  2. [informal] Very drunk
    "I had travelling money and got stewed in the bar downstairs";
    - besotted [archaic], blind drunk [informal], blotto [informal], crocked [N. Amer, informal], cockeyed [informal], fuddled [informal], loaded [N. Amer, informal], pie-eyed [informal], pissed [Brit, informal], pixilated [informal], plastered [informal], sloshed [informal], smashed [informal], soaked [informal], soused [informal], sozzled [informal], stiff [informal], tight [informal], wet [informal], lit up [slang], trolleyed [Brit, informal], mullered [Brit, informal], legless [Brit, informal], trollied [Brit, informal], bladdered [Brit, informal], screwed [informal], paralytic [Brit], stonkered [Austral, NZ, informal], fried [N. Amer, informal], swacked [N. Amer, informal], stinko [informal], hammered [informal], trashed [informal], pickled [informal], wasted [informal], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up [informal], steaming [informal], juiced [N. Amer, informal], out of it [Brit, informal], blitzed [informal], three sheets to the wind [informal], blootered [UK, dialect], bombed [informal], off one's face [Brit, informal], wrecked [Brit, informal], bevvied [Brit, informal], drunk, pixillated, half-seas-over [Brit, informal]
Verb: stew  st(y)oo
  1. (cooking) cook slowly and for a long time in liquid
    "Stew the vegetables in wine"
  2. [Brit] Brew tea for too long, so that the flavour is too strong
  3. [informal] Be in a huff; be silent or sullen
    - grizzle [informal], brood
  4. [informal] Bear a grudge; harbour ill feelings
    - grudge
  5. [informal] Be agitated or irritated
    "don't stew over these small details";
    - fret
  6. [informal] Suffer from intense heat
    - swelter

See also: cooked, drunk, gone, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, ripped [informal], skunked [informal]

Type of: brood, cook, perspire, pout, resent, sudate, sulk, sweat, worry

Encyclopedia: Stewed