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

Examples of steamed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Guests can choose between pan-fried or steamed dumplings with a light drizzle of chili sauce. Abigail Wilt, Southern Living, 7 Feb. 2024 The turnip was served unadorned next to two slices of steamed and grilled duck. Laurie Ochoa, Los Angeles Times, 3 Feb. 2024 For example, the pan-fried kind (Bo Lings’ bestseller) is heated for a different length of time than the steamed variety. Randy Mason, Kansas City Star, 19 Jan. 2024 Fried head-on shrimp are always available, as are plantains, french fries, steamed cornbread, and pickled onions. Jacqueline Dole, Travel + Leisure, 3 Jan. 2024 The lucid arrangement of musk, mimosa, and steamed rice comes alive on bare skin. Liana Schaffner, Allure, 21 Sep. 2023 Protein-rich conch could be eaten raw, steamed, boiled or roasted. Sean Kingsley, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 Jan. 2024 Pull that shot of espresso, pour it into this cup, top it off with some steamed milk, and treat yourself to a morning latte curled up on your couch. Jaina Grey, WIRED, 11 Oct. 2023 And the recipe for steamed cakes that McClenny’s mother made for her as a child is already a favorite, the matcha cake impossibly soft and just a tad sweet. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of steamed was in 1802

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“Steamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steamed. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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