steamed

adjective
\ ˈstēmd How to pronounce steamed (audio) \

Definition of steamed

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

Examples of steamed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What hot chocolate bombs actually do: gracefully melt away beneath a waterfall of steamed milk; bubble out pillowy marshmallows, crunchy peppermint bark, and rainbow sprinkles; make a mug of hot cocoa mmm. Alexandra Polk, refinery29.com, "Hot Chocolate Bombs Exist & Here’s Where To Buy Them," 15 Jan. 2021 Fragrant steamed jasmine rice would be a welcome accompaniment, either spooned directly into the bowl or offered on the side. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Four chicken soup recipes to soothe the soul this winter," 20 Jan. 2021 To serve, either add the steamed vegetables to the stew at the last minute, or serve them on top. Tara Duggan, SFChronicle.com, "5 recipes to bring comfort, from Hainanese chicken rice to stewed short ribs with adobo," 30 Oct. 2020 Serve it atop steamed rice for a full and fulfilling meal. Washington Post, "When you’re tired of cooking, these 10 easy recipes help you get food on the table ASAP," 13 Jan. 2021 Round it out with hot steamed rice and some spoonfuls of chutney on the side. Jonathan Miles, Field & Stream, "How to Cook Venison Bobotie," 4 Jan. 2021 Serve with steamed rice, crackers, flatbread, garlic bread. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, "Give your new year an auspicious start with a warming soup full of a black-eyed peas and winter greens," 31 Dec. 2020 Served with steamed rice, greens and a dab of hot mustard, a few slices of char siu make for a simple but glorious dinner. Los Angeles Times, "2020 was the year of the restaurant DIY meal kit. Here are 10 options to ring in 2021," 29 Dec. 2020 The dairy-free formula stirs small pieces of darkly bitter chocolate into steamed coconut milk, a decadent mixture that's lightly sweetened with raw cane sugar and perfumed with vanilla and cinnamon. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities this week," 11 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of steamed

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of steamed was in 1802

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2 Mar 2021

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“Steamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steamed. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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steamed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of steamed

chiefly US, informal : angry or irritated

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