Origin of steamed
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of steam
Examples from the Web for steamed
Contemporary Examples of steamed
But who wants to come home to snake venom and a bowl of steamed kale?We Were Gwyneth’s GOOP Guinea Pigs
Erin Cunningham, Olivia Nuzzi
March 30, 2014
The cafés were still full of people sitting on green Astroturf lawns, sipping tea that steamed at their lips.The Fourth War: My Lunch with a Jihadi
January 21, 2014
Users of the car-summoning app were steamed when nasty weather drove up prices.Stop Whining About Uber’s Surge Pricing
December 16, 2013
The Russian chess master and opposition activist was steamed that the paper published Putin's op-ed.Garry Kasparov Tees Off on Putin and ‘The New York Times’
September 12, 2013
Some conservatives, who have long viewed the Ohio congressman as a country-club Republican too eager to make deals, are steamed.Boehner Blasted Over GOP Purge
December 6, 2012
Historical Examples of steamed
Some after noon we steamed past a small city on the southern coast which had a large natural harbor.
These were not dependent on the vagaries of the wind and steamed wherever their skippers divined that fish might be.The Harbor of Doubt
They have the reputation of being very indigestible on account of the fact that they are generally boiled, not steamed.Food Remedies
They passed the great ship-building yards of the Clyde, the largest in the world, as they steamed down the river.Our Little Scotch Cousin
Meanwhile the launch, ignoring the continued fire of the enemy, kept to the far side of the river and steamed down to Elmina.With Wolseley to Kumasi
- (of a ship, etc) to work up a sufficient head of steam in a boiler to drive an engine
- informalto go quickly
Word Origin for steam
Old English steam "vapor, fume," from Proto-Germanic *staumaz (cf. Dutch stoom), of unknown origin. Steam age first attested 1941. Steam heat as a method of temperature control recorded from 1904.
Old English stemen, stymen "to emit a scent or odor," from the root of steam (n.). Slang meaning "to make angry" is from 1922. Related: Steamed; steaming.
see blow off steam; full speed (steam) ahead; get up steam; run out of steam; under one's own steam.