\ˈstüd \

Definition of stewed 

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Synonyms & Antonyms for stewed


besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunk, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, lit up, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tiddly [chiefly British], tight, tipsy, wasted [slang], wet, wiped out [slang]


sober, straight

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Examples of stewed in a Sentence

it was clear from the caller's voice that she was fairly stewed

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Wherever the day takes you, save room for a panino al lampredotto—this stewed tripe sandwich is a Florence must. Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Cities in the World: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 Last year’s winner, Godshelter Oluwalogbon, says sales at his Nigerian food truck at the corner of Second Avenue between 44th and 45th streets in Midtown grew 40% as tourists flocked to sample his stewed goat and sautéed gizzard. Anne Kadet, WSJ, "Vendy Awards Recognize City’s Best Food Truck or Cart," 18 Sep. 2018 The stewed okra with cod is especially hard to pin down. New York Times, "A Brooklyn Favorite for Jamaican Food Beats the Odds," 26 June 2018 This a new summer side dish developed by Claire Saffitz as a modern take on traditional grilling sides, like stewed greens (see also: this kimchi slaw). Rachel Karten, Bon Appetit, "In the Wilting Summer Heat, Make These Wilted Greens in Tomato-Bacon Broth," 18 June 2018 The bowls of stewed chicken ($15) and the roast pork plate ($15) were comforting and deeply satisfying. Stephanie Schorow,, "Spice up your palate with Haitian delights," 8 June 2018 The menu at Praline Connection Express will be slightly smaller than at the original, where stewed chicken, stuffed bell peppers and jambalaya are staples. Todd A. Price,, "Praline Connection will add 'express' location on Canal Street," 13 Apr. 2018 That changed the day the class prepared chana masala, an Indian stewed chickpea dish. Anya Van Wagtendonk,, "For these immigrants, flipping pancakes and learning English go hand-in-hand," 12 July 2018 The barbacoa is particularly well suited to vampiros; the crunch of the tortilla plays off of the rich tenderness of the stewed meat. Ben Mesirow,, "Head to this Mexicali-style taco truck in East L.A. for barbacoa-stuffed vampiros and fresh flour tortillas," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of stewed

circa 1737, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stewed was circa 1737

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