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Definition of steamed

1 : cooked by steam
2 : angry sense 1 often used with up

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Recent Examples on the Web If your hunger is urgent, ask for moin moin (also known as moi moi), a steamed pudding made from pureed black-eyed peas that sped out of the kitchen during my meals. Los Angeles Times, "Nigerian jollof rice and other joys at Mid-City’s Aduke African Cuisine," 25 July 2019 There are steamed puddings, too, like the famous Christmas pudding, cooked over steam rather than baked in the oven, and served warm with a jug of pouring cream or boozy hard sauce. David Tanis, New York Times, "Bread Pudding Sheds Its Sweet Image," 4 May 2018 Watch the Ravens take on the Steelers and enjoy steamed crabs, crab bisque and other yummy food from The Wellwood in Charlestown. Joanne Bierly,, "Port Deposit: Two new shops opened on Main Street," 27 Sep. 2019 To round out the meal, serve with steamed or stir-fried vegetables and rice., "Crispy Chicken Under a Brick (Tsitsila Tabaka)," 18 Sep. 2019 Chewing tobacco is fermented; snus goes through a steamed pasteurization process. Matthew Perrone,, "US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes," 23 Oct. 2019 The food and beverage offerings include German and domestic beer, Bavarian sausages, sauerkraut, steamed pretzels, strudel and more. La Cañada Valley Sun, "La Cañada area events: Oktoberfest celebrations, ‘Carved’ at Descanso, Book & Author luncheon and more," 1 Oct. 2019 Scoop over steamed rice for an intensely satisfying bite. Soleil Ho,, "Off the shelf: The powerfully funky umami of Vietnamese fish paste," 20 June 2019 Try the char siu, a steamed bun with pork shoulder marinated in sugar and spices, Chinese rice wine, sesame oil, hoisin sauce and garlic. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "Here are 8 foods to try at the Arizona Asian Festival this weekend in Scottsdale," 15 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of steamed

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 Jan 2020

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“Steamed.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of steamed

chiefly US, informal : angry or irritated

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