fumy

fumy

[fyoo-mee]
adjective, fumier, fumiest.
emitting or full of fumes; fumelike.

Origin:
1560–70; fume + -y1

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fume (fjuːm)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to be overcome with anger or fury; rage
2.  to give off (fumes) or (of fumes) to be given off, esp during a chemical reaction
3.  (tr) to subject to or treat with fumes; fumigate
 
n
4.  (often plural) a pungent or toxic vapour
5.  a sharp or pungent odour
6.  a condition of anger
 
[C14: from Old French fum, from Latin fūmus smoke, vapour]
 
'fumeless
 
adj
 
'fumelike
 
adj
 
'fumer
 
n
 
'fumingly
 
adv
 
'fumy
 
adj

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