adjective, steam·i·er, steam·i·est.
- stearic acid
Origin of steamy
Examples from the Web for steamy
Zilch, what with Showtime's other steamy sex-heavy drama, The Affair, stealing its thunder.15 Enraging Golden Globe TV Snubs and Surprises: Amy Poehler, 'Mad Men' & More|Kevin Fallon|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is nudity as lifestyle, health, openness — not seamy or steamy.
We were careful with how we dealt with suspected patients and what we did with our primitive coverings, it was steamy.
The trailer was too sappy to go with my friends and the poster was too steamy to go with my parents.A Love Letter to ‘The Notebook,’ a Melodrama That Commits to Its Sentimentality|Teo Bugbee|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador—in the steamy northeastern coast of Brazil—we saw the Dutch Reconquista.Dutch Treat: The Netherlands Sinks Spain In World Cup 2014|Tunku Varadarajan|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At any rate, Ikey toiled and snipped and basted and pressed and patched and sponged all day in the steamy fetor of a tailor-shop.The Trimmed Lamp|O. Henry
Rainey strained his gaze to catch the steamy spiracle and the outthrust of the great head.A Man to His Mate|J. Allan Dunn
Bombay is its usual mild and steamy self, an unchanging 86°, which seemed hot in November, but quite decently cool now.Letters from Mesopotamia|Robert Palmer
In a very few minutes a fire was blazing, and the fragrant fumes of frying bacon and strong coffee filled the close, steamy air.Motor Matt's Air Ship|Stanley R. Matthews
I imagine the Moon as it once was, with volcanoes spitting, and with thundrous sounds in its steamy atmosphere.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun