steam up

verb

Definition of steam up

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make angry or excited :  arouse

Examples of steam up in a sentence

  1. <finding yet another mistaken charge on his hospital bill really steamed him up>

1922

First Known Use of steam up

1922



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