stewed

adjective
\ ˈstüd How to pronounce stewed (audio) \

Definition of stewed

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Synonyms & Antonyms for stewed

Synonyms

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]

Antonyms

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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Every region of Nigeria has a version of stewed greens, in which the greens are paired with intensely flavorful pantry items to create a complex dish. New York Times, "Yewande Komolafe’s 10 Essential Nigerian Recipes," 26 June 2019 One of her favorite recipes involves leaving a pot of milk, sour cream, stewed berries and bee pollen overnight, until a creamy brown crust forms on top. Washington Post, "Pass the lilac jam, please. Russian foodies explore tastes from the pre-Soviet past.," 26 June 2019 The products are sauteed, stewed and spiced for sale in high-end restaurants and street-corner food carts. Lingling Wei, WSJ, "The U.S. and China Are Hatching a Plan to Reopen Chicken Trade," 17 Jan. 2019 To serve, put a large ladle of stewed lentils in a low, wide soup bowl and place a large spoonful of rice next to it. David Tanis, The Seattle Times, "A humble feast begins with lentils," 7 Jan. 2019 This Gilbert brewery slings a mean burger that nails the basics, providing a great foundation for creative toppings like slices of creamy Brie with wedges of gently spiced, stewed apple. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "25 best burgers in Phoenix: If you've got a hamburger craving, here's where to go," 23 May 2018 In some versions, the cooked rice and stewed beans are combined before serving. David Tanis, The Seattle Times, "A humble feast begins with lentils," 7 Jan. 2019 Serve with sautéed garlicky greens, stewed white beans, or simple mashed potatoes. Lesley Porcelli, House Beautiful, "Slow-Cooked Pork with Spanish Paprika and Sweet Spices Recipe," 11 Nov. 2010 Today’s first plate featured kawahagi, tilefish, topped with its own liver; toro, ultra-fatty tuna; grilled sawara, Spanish mackerel; and stewed hotari-ika, firefly squid. Tom Downey, WSJ, "A Sushi-Obsessed Trip to Osaka," 4 Dec. 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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