steamy

play
adjective \ˈstē-mē\

Definition of steamy

steamier

;

steamiest

  1. 1 :  consisting of, characterized by, or full of steam

  2. 2 :  intensely or uncomfortably hot: such asa :  hot and humid <a steamy afternoon>b :  sensually hot :  erotic <a steamy love scene>

steamily

play \-mə-lē\ adverb

steaminess

play \-mē-nəs\ noun

Examples of steamy in a sentence

  1. It is 92 degrees in steamy Miami this afternoon.

  2. <a steamy scene that earned the movie an R rating>

1565

First Known Use of steamy

1565


STEAMY Defined for English Language Learners

steamy

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adjective \ˈstē-mē\

Definition of steamy for English Language Learners

  • : full of steam or warm, moist air

  • : showing or relating to sex : sexually exciting


STEAMY Defined for Kids

steamy

play
adjective \ˈstē-mē\

Definition of steamy for Students

steamier

steamiest

  1. 1 :  hot and humid <a steamy day>

  2. 2 :  producing or covered with steam <a steamy window>



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