verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby steep
Origin of steep2
OTHER WORDS FROM steepsteep·er, nounun·steeped, adjective
Examples from the Web for steeped
In June, a source close to the hiring process told me, “they want somebody who has been steeped in that political warfare.”Uber Hires Ex-Obama Campaign Manager to Help Fight 'Big Taxi Cartel'|Olivia Nuzzi|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A source close to the hiring process told me, “They want somebody who has been steeped in that political warfare.”
Few other male groups were as as steeped in the girl-group genre, or as comfortable embracing its clichés.What Made the Beatles So Big? Diagnosing ‘Beatlemania’|John McMillian|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
America is just too steeped in violence to save itself from guns.
Former State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley says Flournoy is “steeped in the challenges that we confront.”Will Michele Flournoy Become the First Female Defense Secretary?|Eleanor Clift|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The cloth is steeped in this mixture, and allowed to remain until it has acquired the proper shade.
But, it was not this which steeped the feeble soul of Twemlow in confusion.Our Mutual Friend|Charles Dickens
She supped on broth, or the wing of a fowl, and biscuits which she steeped in water.The Peasant and the Prince|Harriet Martineau
This mixture should be steeped to its full strength, and then strained through fine muslin, when it will be ready for use.French Polishing and Enamelling|Richard Bitmead
His own fate, steeped in still deeper horrors, was fast hastening on.
British Dictionary definitions for steeped (1 of 2)
- having or being a slope or gradient approaching the perpendicular
- (as noun)the steep