steamy

adjective \ ˈstē-mē \

Definition of steamy

steamier; steamiest
1 :consisting of, characterized by, or full of steam
2 :intensely or uncomfortably hot: such as
a :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

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First Known Use of steamy

1565


STEAMY Defined for English Language Learners

steamy

adjective

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

adjective \ ˈstē-mē \

Definition of steamy for Students

steamier; steamiest
1 :hot and humid
  • a steamy day
2 :producing or covered with steam
  • a steamy window


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