fuming Iranian officials blamed the United States and United Kingdom for backing the militants, and Pakistan for inaction.
When it came time for the debt-ceiling vote, Democrats were fuming.
They were also fuming over a surprising crew of equally skilled hackers bent on stopping their attacks.
Durbin, in particular, was fuming when he left the meeting, according to a knowledgeable source.
Taxpayers are now potentially on the hook for a half-billion dollar loss, and lawmakers have been fuming.
I threw it into the fuming nitrous acid to assay it, and there arising a little effervescence, I added distilled water thereon.
He looked at his watch, fuming over the fact that Nan was late.
But there was a fuming and bubbling at the spot, and the very stones and earth seemed to be burning up in a small area.
When I tell it to you, you will laugh and I shall be fuming.
Then, leaving him fuming, I turn in and muffle my exposed ear with a pillow.
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.
fuming fum·ing (fyōō'mĭng)
Producing or emitting smoke or vapor, as for certain concentrated nitric, sulfuric, and hydrochloric acids.