steam up

steamed up; steaming up; steams up

Definition of steam up

transitive verb

: to make angry or excited : arouse

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Synonyms & Antonyms for steam up


anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, ire, mad, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, tick off


delight, gratify, please

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Examples of steam up in a Sentence

finding yet another mistaken charge on his hospital bill really steamed him up

First Known Use of steam up

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of steam up was in 1922

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incapable of being surmounted or overcome

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