Definitions

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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Examples

  • And I had some at lunch recently — a bowl so bright and cooling that if I closed my eyes I could imagine that I was no longer in steamy Manhattan but instead lounging on a breezy beach by the sea.

    Pickled shrimp with lime | Homesick Texan

  • Silk Stalkings was a USA Network crime drama that offered plenty of sultry plotlines in steamy Palm Beach, Florida.

    NBC Cancels Christian Slater Drama “My Own Worst Enemy”

  • The Black Hat hacker conference is underway, at Caesars Palace in steamy Las Vegas.

    Black Hat conference, hangovers underway

  • EnlargeBy Stuart Franklin, Getty ImagesGraeme Storm proved to be the big surprise Day 1 of the PGA Championship in steamy Tulsa.

    Daly weathers Storm, trails Englishman by two at PGA

  • I finished the revisions on the Jon Snow chapters that I was talking about last month, and moved on to Tyrion for a while, but just now I am working on a new viewpoint character, and a chapter set in steamy harbor of Old Volantis.

    Home Alone

  • My Mexican friends say that summers here in steamy hot Mazatlan can bring on all kinds of "stomach critters", and medication is necessary perhaps once a year.

    Typhoid &; Salmonella

  • To enter Martin's room, they passed through the kitchen, warm and moist and steamy from the big washing in progress.

    Chapter 26

  • He called the steamy stunt "not appropriate" and vowed never to bathe himself online again.

    Darnell Dockett: Shower Video 'Wrong,' 'Not Appropriate'

  • Now, once again, if you're just joining us, he has been charged -- he and his former chief of staff have been charged with several counts, including perjury, obstruction of justice and misconduct in office relating to text messages which have been described as steamy between them.

    CNN Transcript Mar 24, 2008

  • WHITEOUT is a completed 100,000 word steamy chick lit novel set in Australia.

    Archive 2006-12-24

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