Definitions

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  • adverb In a steamy manner.

Etymologies

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steamy +‎ -ly

Examples

  • It's a compelling dish whose impressive cast and steamily inventive, if absurd, plot lines bring the residents of Wisteria Lane to hysterical life week after week.

    Aging Well at the Top

  • I've seen someone argue that a cartoon of a fully-clothed wolf-lady in a turtleneck sweater and slacks was just too steamily erotic to be work-safe.

    Let's Lose the Murky Ambiguity of 'NSFW'

  • Then, staring steamily into my eyes, she stands up next to the bed and slowly starts pulling off her T-shirt.

    What My Girlfriend Doesn’t Know

  • His yellow stream misted steamily in the frigid cold.

    Ice Hunt

  • The humidity had dropped twenty points, the sun shone out of a sky suddenly blue instead of steamily white, the watershed reared green, purple and lilac beyond the town.

    The Thorn Birds

  • I became steamily hot; I had been too preoccupied with Beatrice and my keen desire to get the Maud Mary under way at once, to consider a proper wardrobe for myself, and in particular I lacked a coat.

    Tono Bungay

  • These showed him half-hidden behind a pillar, peering into the suite's sunken bath in which three naked boys were steamily disporting themselves.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • By the time we're ready to serve they'll be crisp on the outside and steamily fluffy inside.

    The Guardian World News

  • i feel your heavy breath steamily caress my face. suddenly, our bodies this close, divinely rhythmic and heated, succumbed to your kiss, i'm momentarily defeated.

    qdiosa Diary Entry

  • The story he told was indeed set in that very English landscape, the fens of East Anglia, but the way in which he told it had more to do with the mythical ” and steamily tropical ” Macondo of Gabriel García Márquez, the gray Baltic and bleak Gdansk of Günter Grass, and, going further back in time, the past-haunted Yoknapatawpha County of William Faulkner.

    While on Vacation in Rome

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