Cleveland steamer

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What does Cleveland steamer mean?

No, we're not making this up, and we're pretty sure the sex act was a made-up joke.

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A Cleveland steamer is the supposed act of defecating on your partner’s chest during sex. This could also include oral or breast sex at the same time, but it always ends with the defecator rocking back and forth on their partner's chest to grind in the feces like a fleshy steamroller.

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Examples of Cleveland steamer

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a couple came into the sandwich shop i work at and the guy ordered one of our subs called the new york steamer. he then asked if my boss and i knew what a cleveland steamer was and pointed to the girl he was with and said “it’s what she’s getting later.” romance is alive and well
@P_Ditzler, July, 2018
I mean, besides the times we watched LeBron play for the Cavs, everything we know about Northeastern Ohio comes from that shitty Drew Carey sitcom and the Urban Dictionary definition of a Cleveland Steamer (if you've never walked on the wild side, the city's hallmark sex act involves pooping on your lover's chest and smearing it around).
Sonia Espinosa, Vice, July, 2014

Where does Cleveland steamer come from?

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Cleveland transformed from a small farming community to a bustling center of manufacturing—and later, um, butt of many jokes—thanks to industrialization in the mid-1800s.

Aside from its reputation as a dirty city (its river, the Cuyahoga, has caught fire), Cleveland is home to the Cuyahoga Steam Furnace Company and Cleveland Range. The latter manufactures restaurant equipment, including food steamers. 

It was only a matter of time until someone turned the Cleveland steamer into something entirely less appetizing—though we imagine the selection of Cleveland was arbitrary and considered funny similar to the Alabama hot pocket, which tops the steamer here. Speaking of steamer, it refers to the heat of fresh poop (are we really writing this?), and the full name Cleveland steamer sounding just real enough to trick people when asked “Have you ever had a Cleveland steamer?”

The phrase is found at least by 1995 on a Usenet group, ever the source for many shocking sex terms. Cleveland steamer debuted on Urban Dictionary in 2003 not long after the site opened its doors.

Joke is the operative word when it comes to the Cleveland steamerFamily Guy got a Cleveland steamer line on the air in 2001, the same year comedy music duo Tenacious D’s Jack Black invited fans to “drop trou and squeeze out a Cleveland steamer on my chest” in their comedy song “Rock Your Socks.” 

Radio’s Deminski & Doyle Show educated their audience on the finer points of the Cleveland steamer in 2002, resulting in a $27,500 fine for indecency from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Jon Stewart named a 2004 Daily Show segment of the vice presidential debate taking place in Cleveland after the raunchy sex act. 2007 was the year of the Cleveland steamer on late night TV, with both Conan O’Brien and Stephen Colbert dropping a Cleveland steamer into bits.

Who uses Cleveland steamer?

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The icky Cleveland steamer is essentially the a favorite of boys and comedian. Outside that, there’s the naughtily named rock band Cleveland Steamer—and some food-workers and carpet cleaners along Lake Erie talking about their Cleveland steamers in a very sincere way.

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