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 The Japanese diet, rich in foods such as seafood, steamed rice, tofu, natto, seaweed, and pickled fruits and vegetables, has been promoted for its longevity-promoting aspects as well. SELF, 18 June 2022 Breakfast meant congee, baozi (steamed buns), eggs and pickles. Serenitie Wang, CNN, 17 June 2022 So three-cup chicken turns into three-cup abalone, and riffs on steamed fish, hot-and-sour fish and raw fish are elaborate but delicate umami bombs that burst with contrasting textures and flavors. Andy Wang, Robb Report, 15 May 2022 To distinguish themselves among all the competition, some shops offer whole steamed fish or lobster for a few additional dollars. New York Times, 2 May 2022 The menu kicks off with an amuse-bouche that’s cheekily presented on a miniature dining table, paired with a pizzetta made with steamed milk bread. Christina Liao, Forbes, 23 May 2022 His seafood department filled up on New Year’s Eve, when customers wanted raw or steamed shrimp. Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun, 22 May 2022 Stirred through a bowl of freshly steamed Calrose rice (maybe with a dab of doenjang, that salty dream of a soybean paste), roasted salmon head is easily in my Top 10 favorite things to eat. New York Times, 18 May 2022 Add fresh seasonal vegetables, from greens to sturdier stuff like broccoli, asparagus or cucumbers that can be served raw, steamed, sauteed, roasted or stir-fried. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of steamed

1802, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

30 Jun 2022

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“Steamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steamed. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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