fume


fume

verb

Definition of FUME

1
to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger <he silently fumed as his ex-girlfriend danced with her new beau>
Related Words fulminate, rant, rave; smolder (or smoulder); bristle, flare (up), inflame (also enflame); chafe, fret, stew; agitate, convulse, roil, shake
2
to express one's anger usually violently <when she found out her driver's license was being suspended, she fumed, throwing papers across the room and shouting at the top of her lungs>
Synonyms bristle, fume, storm
Related Words blow up, flare (up), flip (out) [slang]; bluster, carry on, fulminate, rampage, rant, rave, take on; burn, foam, seethe, smolder (or smoulder), steam; chafe, fret, stew

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