from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Filled with or emitting steam.
  • adj. Erotic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. warm and humid; full of steam
  • adj. erotic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of, or resembling, steam; vaporous; misty.
  • adj. Emitting steam; full of steam.
  • adj. Erotic; consisting of or depicting passionate sexual activity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of or abounding in steam; resembling steam; vaporous; misty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. feeling great sexual desire
  • adj. filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist
  • adj. hot or warm and humid


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