steaminess

steamy

[stee-mee]
adjective, steamier, steamiest.
1.
consisting of or resembling steam.
2.
full of or abounding in steam; emitting steam.
3.
covered with or as if with condensed steam: a steamy bathroom mirror.
4.
hot and humid.
5.
Informal. passionate or erotic.

Origin:
1635–45; steam + -y1

steamily, adverb
steaminess, noun
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steamy (ˈstiːmɪ)
 
adj , steamier, steamiest
1.  of, resembling, full of, or covered with steam
2.  informal lustful or erotic: steamy nightlife
 
'steamily
 
adv
 
'steaminess
 
n

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steamy definition


  1. mod.
    lewd; sensuous; passionate. : Hank and Bess were having a steamy session on the couch.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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