The stymied Tareq fumed for the rest of the day, announcing that “their star, Michaele” would not attend the official wrap party.
The interests of millions, he fumed, were in “the hands of about twenty coxcombs.”
“A nation whose people can't say 'Merry Christmas' is a nation capable of ruining its own economy,” he fumed on November 20.
“They are sidestepping the SNC,” fumed Mohammed Sarmini, an SNC spokesman.
Thorkell fumed at the storm and swore at the men, and when the wind subsided he had the work done afresh.
Dick paddled and fumed and splashed water and got more excited.
"My orders are that he is not to be disturbed," was the politely firm answer while the boy raged and fumed impotently.
If any one (except my father) had called me a fool for my pains, how I should have fired and fumed!
"Apparently no trace of him yet," he fumed, as he hung up the receiver.
Mr. Bartlett, the passenger, had been on time and had fumed and fretted at the delay.
late 14c., from Old French fum "smoke, steam, vapor, breath," from Latin fumus "smoke, steam, fume" (source of Italian fumo, Spanish humo), from PIE *dheu- (cf. Sanskrit dhumah, Old Church Slavonic dymu, Lithuanian dumai, Old Prussian dumis "smoke," Middle Irish dumacha "fog," Greek thymos "spirit, mind, soul").
c.1400, "to fumigate," from Old French fumer, from Latin fumare "to smoke, steam," from fumus "smoke, steam, fume" (see fume (n.)). Figurative sense of "show anger" is first recorded 1520s. Related: Fumed; fumes; fuming.