adjective, warm·er, warm·est.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to prepare for a game, sports contest, dance, etc., by moderate exercise or practice beforehand.
- to increase in excitement, intensity, violence, etc.: The racial situation was warming up.
- to become friendlier or more receptive: No matter how hard I tried, I just couldn't warm up to that proposal.
- Radio and Television. to entertain (an audience) prior to a broadcast to increase receptiveness.
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Idioms for warm
Origin of warm
SYNONYMS FOR warm
OTHER WORDS FROM warm
Example sentences from the Web for warm
The leads in Blue Is the Warmest Color scissor in a dozen different positions but we never once see them penetrate each other.I Tried Cosmo’s Lesbian Sex Tips and They Were Terrible|Samantha Allen|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And she had the blue hair ten years before Blue is the Warmest Color!Michel Gondry on ‘Mood Indigo,’ Kanye West, and the 10th Anniversary of ‘Eternal Sunshine’|Marlow Stern|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside Llewyn Davis, the erotic French drama Blue Is the Warmest Color, and much more.
Take off during late summer, when the weather and the lake's waters are warmest, or during early autumn around harvest time.
But no Best Foreign Film Oscar nomination for Blue Is the Warmest Color?Up to a Point: PJ O’Rourke on Sochi and Senate Slackers|P. J. O’Rourke|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When she has been settled in the warmest corner, and her vitality raised a little by a cup of hot tea, Peggy leaves her.Doctor Cupid|Rhoda Broughton
He expressed the warmest interest in my affairs, and a willingness to serve me in every possible way.
On making this discovery they both ran out to him, and the warmest greetings passed between them.Windsor Castle|William Harrison Ainsworth
To whom could I give it so with warmest love as to you, true, faithful, noble Stephen.Beethoven|George Alexander Fischer
Mr. Bayard again commended him in the warmest terms for his zeal and promptness.Now or Never|Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for warm
Derived forms of warmwarmer, nounwarmish, adjectivewarmly, adverbwarmness, noun
Word Origin for warm
Idioms and Phrases with warm
In addition to the idioms beginning with warm
- warm as toast
- warm heart
- warm the bench
- warm the cockles of one's heart
- warm up
- warm welcome
- cold hands, warm heart
- look like death (warmed over)