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  • adj. Producing, or filled with fumes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Producing fumes; fumous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Producing fumes: full of vapor; vaporous.


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  • We blinked hard, and with little puffs blew from our lips the glowing spray, fumy and sour.

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  • Both are strong and fumy you will need to have plenty of fresh air moving through or you might cause harm to yourself.

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  • The pale, fumy drift of the Milky Way drooped down and seemed so near, straight in front, that it seemed the obvious road to take.


  • But so far Guangzhou remained ordinary in its fumy haze of motorbike and truck exhaust, its shrill clamor of traffic horns and keening brakes.

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  • After a fumy silence in which the vocalist missed planes and got his letters shot back to him, Sam said, "Where would I be living when I asked for -- whatever?"

    The End of the Pier

  • Although no flare lit up the darkness, small clouds of acrid smoke still wafted to the left of the house and there was an unmistakable fumy stench of burnt metal, stronger even than the autumnal bonfire smell of the scorched wood.

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  • They were in the car, heading through the fumy innards of the Lincoln Tunnel on their way to Matty the Mouth's place.

    The Miko

  • The days smelled warm; light perfume of dogwood and lilac drifted down from Brattle Street, from Garden and Concord, and penetrated even the crowded, fumy Square.

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  • "I am not funny and I do not feel fumy," said Mam'zelle, severely.

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  • She lurched a step and stopped and swayed and looked again, battling perhaps with hints within her fumy brain of recognition.

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