steamy

steamy
steamy ADJECTIVE (steamier, steamiest) 1) producing, filled with, or clouded with steam. 2) hot and humid. 3) informal of or involving passionate sexual activity.
DERIVATIVES steamily adverb steaminess noun.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • Steamy — Steam y ( [y^]), a. 1. Consisting of, or resembling, steam; vaporous; misty. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. Emitting steam; full of steam. [PJC] 3. Erotic; consisting of or depicting passionate sexual activity; as, a steamy love affair; the steamy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steamy — 1640s, from STEAM (Cf. steam) + Y (Cf. y) (2); in the sense of erotic, sexy, it is first recorded 1952 …   Etymology dictionary

  • steamy — [stēm′ē] adj. steamier, steamiest 1. of or like steam 2. covered or filled with steam 3. giving off steam or steamlike vapor 4. Slang erotic steamily adv. steaminess n …   English World dictionary

  • steamy — [[t]sti͟ːmi[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Steamy means involving exciting sex. [INFORMAL] ...a steamy thriller set in France... He d had a steamy affair with an office colleague. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A steamy place has hot, wet air. ...a… …   English dictionary

  • steamy — steam|y [ˈsti:mi] adj 1.) full of steam or covered in steam ▪ steamy windows 2.) sexually exciting and slightly shocking ▪ a steamy love scene 3.) a steamy day or steamy weather feels hot and ↑humid …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • steamy — adjective 1) the steamy jungle Syn: humid, muggy, sticky, dripping, moist, damp, clammy, sultry, sweaty, steaming 2) informal a steamy love scene See erotic 3) informal …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • steamy — UK [ˈstiːmɪ] / US [ˈstɪmɪ] adjective Word forms steamy : adjective steamy comparative steamier superlative steamiest 1) very hot and often full of steam 2) informal sexually exciting a steamy love scene …   English dictionary

  • steamy — mod. lewd; sensuous; passionate. □ They cut a couple of steamy scenes out of the movie because of complaints. □ Hank and Bess were having a steamy session on the couch. □ The session was really steamy …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • steamy — adjective (steamier; est) Date: 1565 1. consisting of, characterized by, or full of steam 2. intensely or uncomfortably hot: as a. hot and humid < a steamy afternoon > b. sensually hot ; erotic < a steamy love scene > • steamily …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steamy — adjective a) warm and humid; full of steam My glasses fogged up when I walked into the steamy room. b) erotic Her latest novel was very steamy, but still managed to top the charts …   Wiktionary


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