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fume

 (fyo͞om)
n.
1. Vapor, gas, or smoke, especially if irritating, harmful, or strong.
2. A strong or acrid odor.
3. A state of resentment or vexation.
v. fumed, fum·ing, fumes
v.tr.
1. To subject to or treat with fumes.
2. To give off in or as if in fumes.
v.intr.
1. To emit fumes.
2. To rise in fumes.
3. To feel or show resentment or vexation.

[Middle English, from Old French fum, from Latin fūmus.]

fume

(fjuːm)
vb
1. (intr) to be overcome with anger or fury; rage
2. (Chemistry) to give off (fumes) or (of fumes) to be given off, esp during a chemical reaction
3. (tr) to subject to or treat with fumes; fumigate
n
4. (Chemistry) (often plural) a pungent or toxic vapour
5. a sharp or pungent odour
6. a condition of anger
[C14: from Old French fum, from Latin fūmus smoke, vapour]
ˈfumeless adj
ˈfumeˌlike adj
ˈfumer n
ˈfumingly adv
ˈfumy adj

fume

(fyum)

n., v. fumed, fum•ing. n.
1. Often, fumes. any smokelike or vaporous exhalation from matter or substances, esp. of an odorous or harmful nature: tobacco fumes; poisonous fumes of carbon monoxide.
2. an irritable or angry mood: to be in a fume.
v.t.
3. to emit or exhale, as fumes or vapor.
4. to treat with or expose to fumes.
v.i.
5. to show fretful irritation or anger: She always fumes when the mail is late.
6. to rise, or pass off, as fumes.
7. to emit fumes.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French fum < Latin fūmus smoke, steam]

fume

(fyo͞om)
Smoke, vapor, or gas, especially if irritating, harmful, or smelly.

fume


Past participle: fumed
Gerund: fuming

Imperative
fume
fume
Present
I fume
you fume
he/she/it fumes
we fume
you fume
they fume
Preterite
I fumed
you fumed
he/she/it fumed
we fumed
you fumed
they fumed
Present Continuous
I am fuming
you are fuming
he/she/it is fuming
we are fuming
you are fuming
they are fuming
Present Perfect
I have fumed
you have fumed
he/she/it has fumed
we have fumed
you have fumed
they have fumed
Past Continuous
I was fuming
you were fuming
he/she/it was fuming
we were fuming
you were fuming
they were fuming
Past Perfect
I had fumed
you had fumed
he/she/it had fumed
we had fumed
you had fumed
they had fumed
Future
I will fume
you will fume
he/she/it will fume
we will fume
you will fume
they will fume
Future Perfect
I will have fumed
you will have fumed
he/she/it will have fumed
we will have fumed
you will have fumed
they will have fumed
Future Continuous
I will be fuming
you will be fuming
he/she/it will be fuming
we will be fuming
you will be fuming
they will be fuming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fuming
you have been fuming
he/she/it has been fuming
we have been fuming
you have been fuming
they have been fuming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fuming
you will have been fuming
he/she/it will have been fuming
we will have been fuming
you will have been fuming
they will have been fuming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fuming
you had been fuming
he/she/it had been fuming
we had been fuming
you had been fuming
they had been fuming
Conditional
I would fume
you would fume
he/she/it would fume
we would fume
you would fume
they would fume
Past Conditional
I would have fumed
you would have fumed
he/she/it would have fumed
we would have fumed
you would have fumed
they would have fumed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fume - a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gasfume - a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
aerosol - a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
gun smoke - smoke created by the firing of guns
smother - a stifling cloud of smoke
Verb1.fume - be mad, angry, or furious
feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
2.fume - emit a cloud of fine particles; "The chimney was fuming"
give out, emit, give off - give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
3.fume - treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
4.fume - be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"

fume

verb
1. rage, boil, seethe, see red (informal), storm, rave, rant, smoulder, crack up (informal), go ballistic (slang, chiefly U.S.), champ at the bit (informal), blow a fuse (slang, chiefly U.S.), fly off the handle (informal), get hot under the collar (informal), go off the deep end (informal), wig out (slang), go up the wall (slang), get steamed up about (slang) I fumed when these women did not respond.
plural noun
noun
1. stench, stink, whiff (Brit. slang), reek, pong (Brit. informal), foul smell, niff (Brit. slang), malodour, mephitis, fetor, noisomeness stale alcohol fumes

fume

noun
A condition of excited distress:
Informal: snit, state, sweat, swivet.
Slang: tizzy.
verb
To be or become angry:
Informal: steam.
Idioms: blow a fuse, blow a gasket, blow one's stack, breathe fire, fly off the handle, get hot under the collar, hit the ceiling, lose one's temper, see red.
Translations
غاز، دُخانيَستَشيطُ غَضَبا
dýmsoptitvýpar
damposraserøgskumme af raseri
dúl-fúl
krauma, sjóîa, vera öskuvondurreykur eîa gufa
degti pykčiudūmaigaraisiusti
dūmigaraiņiizgarojuminiknotiesskaisties
soptiť
dumanhiddetlenmeköfkelenmek

fume

[fjuːm]
A. VI
1. [chemicals etc] → humear, echar humo
2. (= be furious) → estar furioso, echar humo
to be fuming at or with sbechar pestes de algn
B. fumes NPL (gen) → humo msing, vapores mpl; (= gas) → gases mpl

fume

[ˈfjuːm]
virager
to fume over sth → être furieux/euse au sujet de qch
vtrager fumes
nplémanations fpl

fume

vi
(liquids)dampfen, rauchen; (gases)aufsteigen
(fig inf, person) → wütend sein, kochen (inf)

fume

[fjuːm] vi (angry person) → essere furioso/a; (car exhaust) → fumare
to be fuming with rage at or about sth → fumare di rabbia per qc

fume

(fjuːm) noun
smoke or vapour which can be seen or smelled. He smelled the petrol fumes.
verb
to be very angry whilst trying not to show it. He was fuming (with rage).

fume

vt. humear, emitir vapores o gases.
References in classic literature ?
She was very glad when it was all over and she was quiet in her bed, where she could think and wonder and fume till her head ached and her hot cheeks were cooled by a few natural tears.
combine' will be the other way, and then how these fine people's posterity will fume and fret and grit their teeth over the insolent tyranny of trade unions
Very good," I thought; "you may fume and fidget as you please: but this is the best plan to pursue with you, I am certain.
So entertaind those odorous sweets the Fiend Who came thir bane, though with them better pleas'd Then ASMODEUS with the fishie fume, That drove him, though enamourd, from the Spouse Of TOBITS Son, and with a vengeance sent From MEDIA post to AEGYPT, there fast bound.
It seemed as if there was some sulphurous fume, which at times made me dizzy.
There was a moment's silence, during which Sinbad gave himself up to thoughts that seemed to occupy him incessantly, even in the midst of his conversation; and Franz abandoned himself to that mute revery, into which we always sink when smoking excellent tobacco, which seems to remove with its fume all the troubles of the mind, and to give the smoker in exchange all the visions of the soul.
A Heidenberg stove, filled to the brim with intensely burning anthracite, was sending a bright gleam through the isinglass of its iron door, and causing the vase of water on its top to fume and bubble with excitement.
To divert my mind, I took up the newspaper which had covered the little basket of refreshments, and which now lay at the bottom of the coach, blushing with a deep-red stain and emitting a potent spirituous fume from the contents of the broken bottle of Kalydor.
Neither let any prince, or state, be secure concerning discontentments, because they have been often, or have been long, and yet no peril hath ensued: for as it is true, that every vapor or fume doth not turn into a storm; so it is nevertheless true, that storms, though they blow over divers times, yet may fall at last; and, as the Spanish proverb noteth well, The cord breaketh at the last by the weakest pull.
They fret, and fume, and rage, and pant, and die; "but I, mein Werther, sit above it all; I am alone with the stars.
cried the Tanner, for he, too, had talked himself into a fume.
That was all she wanted; she snapped him up at once, and there he is in a nice scrape; for since her engagement she is as gay as ever, flirts awfully with any one who comes along, and keeps Tom in a fume all the time.