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steam·y

 (stē′mē)
adj. steam·i·er, steam·i·est
1. Filled with or emitting steam: a steamy bathroom.
2. Hot and humid; muggy: a steamy summer afternoon.
3. Erotic: a steamy striptease.

steam′i·ly adv.
steam′i·ness n.
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steamy

(ˈstiːmɪ)
adj, steamier or steamiest
1. of, resembling, full of, or covered with steam
2. informal lustful or erotic: steamy nightlife.
ˈsteamily adv
ˈsteaminess n
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steam•y

(ˈsti mi)

adj. steam•i•er, steam•i•est.
1. resembling, consisting of, or abounding in steam.
2. covered with or as if with condensed steam.
3. hot and humid.
4. passionate or erotic.
[1635–45]
steam′i•ly, adv.
steam′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.steamy - filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist; "a steaming kettle"; "steamy towels"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
2.steamy - hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
3.steamy - feeling great sexual desiresteamy - feeling great sexual desire; "feeling horny"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
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steamy

adjective
1. (Informal) erotic, hot (slang), sexy (informal), sensual, raunchy (slang), lewd, carnal, titillating, prurient, lascivious, lustful, lubricious (formal or literary) He'd had a steamy affair with an office colleague.
2. muggy, damp, humid, sweaty, like a sauna a steamy café
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Translations
بُخاري
plný páry
dampendefugtig
fullur af gufu
plný pary
buharla kaplıbuharlı

steamy

[ˈstiːmɪ] ADJ (steamier (compar) (steamiest (superl)))
1. [room etc] → lleno de vapor; [atmosphere] → húmedo y caluroso; [window] → empañado
2. [film, novel] → erótico; [relationship] → apasionado
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steamy

[ˈstiːmi] adj
[window] → embué(e); [room, heat, air] → humide
(= erotic) [thriller, scene, affair] → torride
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steamy

adj (+er)dampfig, dunstig; jungle, swampdunstig; room, atmospheredampfig, voll Dampf; window, mirrorbeschlagen; (fig) affair, novelheiß; it is so steamy in herehier ist vielleicht ein Dampf!
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steamy

[ˈstiːmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (room) → pieno/a di vapore; (window) → appannato/a; (atmosphere, heat) → umido/a (fam) (book, film, play) → erotico/a
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steam

(stiːm) noun
1. a gas or vapour that rises from hot or boiling water or other liquid. Steam rose from the plate of soup / the wet earth in the hot sun; a cloud of steam; (also adjective) A sauna is a type of steam bath.
2. power or energy obtained from this. The machinery is driven by steam; Diesel fuel has replaced steam on the railways; (also adjective) steam power, steam engines.
verb
1. to give out steam. A kettle was steaming on the stove.
2. (of a ship, train etc) to move by means of steam. The ship steamed across the bay.
3. to cook by steam. The pudding should be steamed for four hours.
steam-
steam-driven / steam-powered machinery.
ˈsteamer noun
a steamboat or steamship.
ˈsteamy adjective
of, or full of, steam. the steamy atmosphere of the laundry.
ˈsteamboat, ˈsteamship nouns
a ship driven by steam.
steam engine
a moving engine for pulling a train, or a fixed engine, driven by steam.
steam roller
a type of vehicle driven by steam, with wide and heavy wheels for flattening the surface of newly-made roads etc.
full steam ahead
at the greatest speed possible.
get steamed up
to get very upset or angry.
get up steam
to build up energy ready for effort.
let off steam
1. to release steam into the air.
2. to release or get rid of excess energy, emotion etc. The children were letting off steam by running about in the playground.
run out of steam
to lose energy, or become exhausted.
steam up
to (cause to) become covered with steam. The windows steamed up / became steamed up.
under one's own steam
by one's own efforts, without help from others. John gave me a lift in his car, but Mary arrived under her own steam.
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References in classic literature ?
He put his arms round her massive waist and kissed her wet steamy lips.
He awoke next morning from rosy scenes of dream to a steamy atmosphere that smelled of soapsuds and dirty clothes, and that was vibrant with the jar and jangle of tormented life.
And especially have I a grudge against all ardent, steaming, steamy fire-idols.
There was the warm, steamy smell of dung when the frozen door was opened, and the cows, astonished at the unfamiliar light of the lantern, stirred on the fresh straw.
I turned and stared, arms akimbo, at the thick green behind me, into which the steamy ravine cut like a smoking gash.
The yellow glare from the shop-windows streamed out into the steamy, vaporous air, and threw a murky, shifting radiance across the crowded thoroughfare.
It was hot and steamy. The little shaggy piebald horse was also covered with snow and coughing, I remember that very well.
She opened the door of the TOP oven;--out came a rich steamy flavour of veal and ham, and there stood a fine brown pie,--and through a hole in the top of the pie-crust there was a glimpse of a little tin patty-pan!
When I had got warmed up sufficiently to prepare me for a still warmer temperature, they took me where it was--into a marble room, wet, slippery and steamy, and laid me out on a raised platform in the centre.
The river breeze had ceased, and a hot steamy atmosphere, thick with scents, came from the forest.
And the cab jolted in front of a steamy, greasy shop in a blaze of gas and in the smell of fried fish.
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