The interests of millions, he fumed, were in “the hands of about twenty coxcombs.”
The stymied Tareq fumed for the rest of the day, announcing that “their star, Michaele” would not attend the official wrap party.
“A nation whose people can't say 'Merry Christmas' is a nation capable of ruining its own economy,” he fumed on November 20.
“They are sidestepping the SNC,” fumed Mohammed Sarmini, an SNC spokesman.
Thorkell fumed at the storm and swore at the men, and when the wind subsided he had the work done afresh.
I fumed, but duty was duty, and I kept to my work night and day.
"My orders are that he is not to be disturbed," was the politely firm answer while the boy raged and fumed impotently.
Preston fumed; declared that I was just like a piece of marble; and went away.
"Apparently no trace of him yet," he fumed, as he hung up the receiver.
Mrs. Sandford fumed a little, and Mr. Sandford laughed; but that did no harm.
late 14c., from Old French fum "smoke, steam, vapor, breath," from Latin fumus "smoke, steam, fume" (source of Italian fumo, Spanish humo), from PIE *dheu- (cf. Sanskrit dhumah, Old Church Slavonic dymu, Lithuanian dumai, Old Prussian dumis "smoke," Middle Irish dumacha "fog," Greek thymos "spirit, mind, soul").
c.1400, "to fumigate," from Old French fumer, from Latin fumare "to smoke, steam," from fumus "smoke, steam, fume" (see fume (n.)). Figurative sense of "show anger" is first recorded 1520s. Related: Fumed; fumes; fuming.